FootyMAD's Stirling Albion match preview

Last updated : 16 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Stirling Albion v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Stirling Albion at Forthbank Stadium 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, with Stirling Alb. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 21 FebMontrose1 - 4Stirling Alb.SCD3
2003/2004Sat 18 OctMontrose2 - 3Stirling Alb.SCD3
2003/2004Sat 11 OctStirling Alb.3 - 0MontroseSCD3
2003/2004Tue 02 SepMontrose2 - 0Stirling Alb.SLC
2002/2003Sat 05 AprMontrose0 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD3
2002/2003Sat 18 JanStirling Alb.1 - 1MontroseSCD3
2002/2003Sat 16 NovMontrose1 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. In this time, Binos have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.

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.

Stirling Alb. are holding the final promotion place in the Bells Scottish Division Three, and have accumulated 66 points from the 31 games they have played so far. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 40 points from their 31 games played so far,

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

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

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Montrose Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.