FM Preview: Dumbarton v Airdrie United 02 Oct 2010

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History of the Dumbarton v Airdrie United fixture

Airdrie Utd. travel to take on Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 16 of the 43 previous games, with the hosts winning just 15.

The last time the two teams met at Dumbarton was back in March 2004, over five years ago, with Airdrie Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 26 JulAirdrie Utd.3 - 2DumbartonSCC
2003/2004Sat 27 MarDumbarton1 - 2Airdrie Utd.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 14 FebAirdrie Utd.1 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sun 16 NovDumbarton2 - 0Airdrie Utd.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 30 AugAirdrie Utd.2 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 08 MarAirdrie Utd.2 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Wed 01 JanDumbarton2 - 1Airdrie Utd.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Sons have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Airdrie Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Diamonds's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 7 games have yielded only 4 points. Airdrie Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 10 from their 7 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Airdrie Utd.622211138

FootyMad's prediction ...

Airdrie Utd. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Airdrie Utd. 5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.