FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the East Stirlingshire v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Firs 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 29 OctMontrose3 - 0East StirlingSCD3
2005/2006Sat 10 SepEast Stirling1 - 1MontroseSCD3
2004/2005Sat 09 AprMontrose4 - 1East StirlingSCD3
2004/2005Tue 01 MarMontrose4 - 1East StirlingSCD3
2004/2005Sat 12 FebEast Stirling1 - 2MontroseSCD3
2004/2005Sat 02 OctEast Stirling1 - 1MontroseSCD3
2003/2004Sat 08 MayMontrose1 - 0East StirlingSCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Stirlingshire's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Shire have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Montrose's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Gable Endies have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Stirling find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 19 games have yielded only 9 points. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 20 points from their 20 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Nothing appears to be going right for the Gable Endies out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at East Stirling. Away win

Sequence statistics:
East Stirling Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 12 most recent games.
Montrose Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.