FootyMAD's Stranraer match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Montrose v Stranraer fixture

Montrose prepare to entertain Stranraer at Links Park Ground on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 19 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park Ground was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 06 DecStranraer2 - 0MontroseSCD3
2003/2004Sat 27 SepMontrose2-4StranraerSCD3
1995/1996Sat 04 MayMontrose0 - 1StranraerSCD2
1995/1996Sat 02 MarStranraer1 - 2MontroseSCD2
1995/1996Tue 16 JanMontrose4 - 2StranraerSCD2
1995/1996Sat 02 SepStranraer4 - 1MontroseSCD2
1993/1994Wed 13 AprStranraer1 - 0MontroseSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Montrose are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These games have seen the Gable Endies score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Stranraer's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The Blues have put away 14 chances in these games, a let in just 3.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 26 points from their 20 games played so far, Stranraer are holding the final promotion place in the Bells Scottish Division Three, and have accumulated 41 points from the 19 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Montrose are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Stranraer will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Stranraer 4 successive away victories.
10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 20 outings ago.