FootyMAD's Berwick Rangers match preview

Last updated : 07 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v Berwick Rangers fixture

Montrose are ready to welcome Berwick Rangers to Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 19 of the 44 previous games, with the Gable Endies winning just 17.

The previous match played between the two at Links Park Ground was more than three years back, in December 2002, the Gable Endies carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 01 OctBerwick Rgrs.1 - 1MontroseSCD3
2002/2003Sat 07 DecMontrose2-1Berwick Rgrs.SFAC
1999/2000Sat 06 MayBerwick Rgrs.2 - 1MontroseSCD3
1999/2000Sat 04 MarMontrose2 - 3Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
1999/2000Mon 27 DecBerwick Rgrs.0 - 0MontroseSCD3
1999/2000Sat 21 AugMontrose1 - 2Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
1998/1999Sat 01 MayBerwick Rgrs.4 - 1MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Gable Endies in those games, with 4 conceded.

Berwick Rgrs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Borderers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 19 points from their 19 games played so far, Berwick Rgrs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 36 points from 18 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Gable Endies. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Montrose 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Berwick Rgrs. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.