FM Preview: Stranraer v Montrose 02 Oct 2010

Last updated : 01 October 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stranraer v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Stranraer at Stair Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 48 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 17 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2007/2008Sat 23 FebMontrose0 - 2StranraerSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Montrose is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Gable Endies have hit 6 goals, 21 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 15 points from 7 games. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 7 points from their 7 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Blues, as the Gable Endies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Stranraer Won 3 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Montrose Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.