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History of the Clyde v Dumbarton fixture

Clyde play host to Dumbarton at Broadwood Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 40 games played, Bully Wee have recorded 20 wins, and Dumbarton have come away with 14 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Clyde was more than a decade ago, in March 1997, the Bully Wee carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugDumbarton3 - 3ClydeSCD2
1996/1997Sat 12 AprDumbarton2 - 0ClydeSCD2
1996/1997Tue 04 MarClyde2-1DumbartonSCD2
1996/1997Sat 09 NovDumbarton2 - 2ClydeSCD2
1996/1997Sat 07 SepClyde0 - 1DumbartonSCD2
1994/1995Sat 08 AprClyde1 - 0DumbartonSCD2
1994/1995Sat 18 FebDumbarton2 - 2ClydeSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Clyde have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Bully Wee's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Dumbarton however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Sons, and 7 goals against.

Clyde find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 15 points. Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 22 from their 17 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Clyde6114494
Dumbarton6123485

FootyMad's prediction ...

Clyde are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Clyde 16 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Dumbarton Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.