FM Preview: Stranraer v East Stirlingshire 24 Mar 2012

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Last updated : 23 March 2012

Footymad preview History of the Stranraer v East Stirlingshire fixture

Stranraer prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Stair Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, having won 31 and lost only 13 of the 56 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stair Park was earlier this season, with Stranraer annihilating their visitors 6-0 in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 04 Feb East Stirling 2 - 2 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Stranraer 6-0 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep East Stirling 1 - 3 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Stranraer 2 - 0 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Wed 23 Feb Stranraer 4 - 1 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 19 Feb East Stirling 0 - 2 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct East Stirling 0 - 1 Stranraer Scottish Division Three

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

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 14 to 12.

The away form of East Stirlingshire is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Shire have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 52 points from 29 games.

East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 21 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stranraer 6 3 1 2 11 9 10
East Stirlingshire 6 2 1 3 12 15 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against East Stirlingshire is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Blues in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stranraer 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
East Stirlingshire 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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