FootyMAD's Stranraer match preview

Last updated : 02 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Stranraer v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Stranraer at Stair Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 14 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Stranraer running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 31 JanMontrose1 - 4StranraerSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. In this time, Blues have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 6.

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Gable Endies's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Stranraer are holding the final promotion place in the Bells Scottish Division Three, and have accumulated 62 points from the 29 games they have played so far. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Stranraer Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Montrose 5 games since last away draw.