FootyMAD's Cowdenbeath match preview

Last updated : 30 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Cowdenbeath v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Cowdenbeath at Central Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gable Endies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 13 of the 53 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 13 MarMontrose1 - 1CowdenbeathSCD3
2003/2004Sat 03 JanCowdenbeath3 - 3MontroseSCD3
2003/2004Sat 23 AugMontrose1 - 3CowdenbeathSCD3
2002/2003Tue 10 SepCowdenbeath3 - 2MontroseSLC
2000/2001Sat 14 AprMontrose0 - 1CowdenbeathSCD3
2000/2001Tue 10 AprCowdenbeath2 - 1MontroseSCD3
2000/2001Sat 02 DecMontrose1 - 2CowdenbeathSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Cowdenbeath have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Bankies in those games, with 7 conceded.

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Gable Endies have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cowdenbeath's 51 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 41 points from their 33 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Cowdenbeath may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Cowdenbeath 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Montrose Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.