FM Preview: Montrose v Clyde 29 Jan 2011

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History of the Montrose v Clyde fixture

Clyde face a trip to Montrose at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 20 previous games, with the hosts winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Montrose annihilating their visitors 8 - 1 in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 25 SepMontrose8 - 1ClydeSCD3
2008/2009Sat 29 NovClyde2 - 0MontroseSFAC
2007/2008Sat 24 NovClyde2 - 0MontroseSFAC
2006/2007Wed 30 AugMontrose0 - 3ClydeSCC
2005/2006Tue 09 AugMontrose0 - 1ClydeSLGC
1995/1996Sat 23 MarClyde1 - 3MontroseSCD2
1995/1996Tue 12 MarMontrose2 - 3ClydeSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Montrose's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Gable Endies have scored 5, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Clyde is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Bully Wee have hit 5 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 17 matches. Clyde find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only 6 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Montrose61147144
Clyde60066140

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Clyde on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Montrose. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Clyde Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 13 most recent games.