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Alloa Athletic will host guests Dumbarton at The Indodrill Stadium in the League One match on Saturday.
Our Alloa Athletic v Dumbarton tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (plus the best game odds).
Alloa Athletic head into this game after a 2-2 League One tied result vs Montrose.
The only player to score from Alloa Athletic was Mark Durnan (53', 64'). Craig Johnston (77') and Matty Allan (91') scored for Montrose.
Alloa Athletic have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They have totted up the amount of 13 during that time and have conceded a total of 14. That trend isn’t assured to be carried forward here, though.
Pre-game facts show that Alloa Athletic:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Dumbarton in their last 2 games.
- have not emerged victorious against Dumbarton in their previous 4 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Falkirk in League One competition, Dumbarton will be aiming to make amends here.
Michael Ruth (11'), Aidan Nesbitt (54') and Charlie Telfer (71') scored for Falkirk.
In as many as 5 of the previous 6 clashes involving Dumbarton, at least three goals have gone in. The average number of goals per match within that spell is 3.5, with the average number of goals for Dumbarton coming out as 0.67.
Their past results show that Dumbarton:
- haven't been defeated by Alloa Athletic in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 05/12/2015 shows that Alloa Athletic have won 1 of them & Dumbarton 3, with the number of draws standing at 2.
A total of 13 goals were scored between them in these games, with 5 of them for The Wasps and 8 belonging to The Sons. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
Team News: Alloa Athletic
The Alloa Athletic manager Barry Ferguson doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this match thanks to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Dumbarton
Due to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, the Dumbarton boss Stephen Farrell has no fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
In this match, Dumbarton should be able to breach the defence of this Alloa Athletic team, however that probably shouldn’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re going for a narrow 2-1 advantage for Alloa Athletic at full-time. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Indodrill Stadium (3,100)
Captain: Andy Graham
Chairman: Mike Mulraney
Manager: Barry Ferguson
Competitions: League One position 6
🔑 Key Player: Euan Henderson
Regularly playing in the Striker position, Euan Henderson was born in Scotland. Having made a first senior appearance for Hearts in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 6 league goals in the League One 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 9 appearances.