FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v East Stirlingshire fixture

Montrose prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gable Endies are clearly on top, having won 42 and lost only 18 of the 73 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park Ground was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 06 DecEast Stirling1 - 0MontroseSCD3
2009/2010Sat 19 SepMontrose0-3East StirlingSCD3
2008/2009Sat 18 AprEast Stirling2 - 1MontroseSCD3
2008/2009Sat 21 FebMontrose0 - 2East StirlingSCD3
2008/2009Sat 06 DecEast Stirling5 - 0MontroseSCD3
2008/2009Sat 20 SepMontrose3 - 0East StirlingSCD3
2007/2008Sat 26 AprEast Stirling3 - 1MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Gable Endies have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

East Stirling's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the The Shire have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 6 points. East Stirling are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 32 points from 16 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 The Shire come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
East Stirling 11 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.