FootyMAD's Cowdenbeath match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v Cowdenbeath fixture

Montrose prepare to entertain Cowdenbeath at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 57 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 25 wins, and Cowdenbeath have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park Ground was earlier this season, with Montrose running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 30 NovCowdenbeath0 - 0MontroseSCD3
2004/2005Sat 18 SepMontrose3-1CowdenbeathSCD3
2003/2004Sat 01 MayCowdenbeath0 - 0MontroseSCD3
2003/2004Sat 13 MarMontrose1 - 1CowdenbeathSCD3
2003/2004Sat 03 JanCowdenbeath3 - 3MontroseSCD3
2003/2004Sat 23 AugMontrose1 - 3CowdenbeathSCD3
2002/2003Tue 10 SepCowdenbeath3 - 2MontroseSLC

Recent respective form guides

Montrose's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Gable Endies's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Cowdenbeath however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Bankies, and 18 goals against.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 23 points from their 21 games played so far, Cowdenbeath are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 31 points from 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Gable Endies at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Bankies come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Cowdenbeath 6 games since last away draw.