FM Preview: Berwick Rangers v Montrose 02 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 1st January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Berwick Rangers and Montrose at 15:00 on 2nd January 2012 in the Scottish Division Three.
History of the Berwick Rangers v Montrose fixture
Berwick Rangers prepare to entertain Montrose at Shielfield Park on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 54 games played, Borderers have recorded 23 wins, and Montrose have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Shielfield Park was earlier this season, with Montrose inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Borderers in a Scottish Division Three match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 26 Nov||Montrose||3 - 5||Berwick Rgrs.||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Berwick Rgrs.||1-2||Montrose||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Apr||Berwick Rgrs.||0 - 1||Montrose||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||Berwick Rgrs.||1 - 0||Montrose||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Feb||Montrose||1 - 1||Berwick Rgrs.||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Montrose||1 - 1||Berwick Rgrs.||Scottish Division Three|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Montrose||1 - 1||Berwick Rgrs.||Scottish Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Berwick Rangers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Montrose have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Gable Endies have hit 12 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Berwick Rangers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 23 points from their 17 games so far.
Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 17 points from their 16 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Berwick Rangers are not exactly setting the world alight at Shielfield Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Montrose in this game. Home Win
|Berwick Rangers||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Montrose||No sequences of note|
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