FM Preview: Dumbarton v Ayr United 23 Apr 2011

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Last updated : 22 April 2011

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Ayr United fixture

Ayr United face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 63 games played, Honest Men have recorded 18 wins, and Dumbarton have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Sons edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sun 02 Jan Ayr Utd. 2 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Dumbarton 3-2 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Ayr Utd. 1 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2005/2006 Sat 15 Apr Dumbarton 4 - 5 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two
2005/2006 Mon 26 Dec Ayr Utd. 2 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2005/2006 Sat 22 Oct Dumbarton 6 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two
2005/2006 Sat 06 Aug Ayr Utd. 2 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two

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

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 10 conceded.

The away form of Ayr United is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Honest Men's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Dumbarton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 38 points from their 33 games played so far,

Ayr United are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 53 points from 33 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 2 2 2 14 16 8
Ayr United 6 2 2 2 11 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Ayr United are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Strathclyde Homes Stadium with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Ayr United Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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Ayr United Match Reports

Scottish League Cup Tue 18th July 19:45

Dumbarton 1 - 3 Ayr United

Last game - Match Centre


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