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The League Two tie at Central Park on Saturday sees home side Cowdenbeath welcoming opponents Elgin City.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Cowdenbeath v Elgin City are shown on this page including the latest game odds.
Cowdenbeath will be hoping for a better result following the 1-0 League Two defeat last time out to Stenhousemuir.
Cowdenbeath have really struggled up front of late. Their sum of goals equals just 2 vs opponents during their last six outings. In those meetings, The Blue Brazil have also seen the tally of goals scored against them come to 9. That pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this match, though.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Cowdenbeath:
- have left without a victory over Elgin City in their last 4 league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 3 league games.
Elgin City head into the meeting after a 2-1 League Two win as they beat Stranraer in their most recent game.
For Elgin City, goals were scored by Russell Dingwall (55') and Kane Hester (58'). Matty Yates (70') scored for Stranraer.
In their previous 6 clashes, Elgin City have bagged a total of 11 goals. The Black and Whites have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. During that period, they have had 5 goals go against them.
Analysis of their past results shows that Elgin City:
- have not emerged victorious against Cowdenbeath in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 12/01/2019 tells us that Cowdenbeath have won 2 of these games & Elgin City 3, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
The last league game between these clubs was League Two match day 6 on 28/11/2020 which ended up with the score at Elgin City 5-2 Cowdenbeath.
The match was refereed by Gavin Ross.
Team News: Cowdenbeath
Mac Whyte (Knock) and Ross Clarke (Ankle Surgery) won’t be available for Cowdenbeath boss Gary Bollan.
Team News: Elgin City
Due to a completely injury-free group to pick from, Elgin City manager Gavin Price has zero fitness worries whatsoever before this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Cowdenbeath might well have a job on their hands to see themselves scoring against this Elgin City lineup who we think should end up scoring and staying ahead.
We therefore fancy a very competitive game with a 0-1 winning margin for Elgin City at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Central Park (4,309)
Captain: Craig Barr
Chairman: Donald Findlay
Manager: Gary Bollan
Competitions: League Two position 9