FM Preview: Montrose v Stranraer 09 Oct 2010

Last updated : 08 October 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v Stranraer fixture

Montrose prepare to entertain Stranraer at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 47 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 19 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park Ground was less than a year ago, in January 2010, with Stranraer inflicting a narrow 4-5 defeat upon the Gable Endies in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 02 OctStranraer1 - 2MontroseSCD3
2009/2010Sat 06 MarStranraer0 - 2MontroseSCD3
2009/2010Sat 16 JanMontrose4-5StranraerSCD3
2009/2010Sat 14 NovMontrose1 - 1StranraerSCD3
2009/2010Sat 29 AugStranraer2 - 0MontroseSCD3
2007/2008Sat 03 MayStranraer3 - 0MontroseS23P
2007/2008Wed 30 AprMontrose1 - 1StranraerS23P

Recent respective form guides

Montrose have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Gable Endies in those games, with 11 conceded.

The The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The The Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Montrose lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 10 points from their 8 games so far. Stranraer's total of 15 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Montrose's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Stranraer. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Stranraer Undefeated in last 6 away games.