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Stranraer play host to visiting club Stenhousemuir at Stair Park in the League Two meeting on Saturday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Stranraer v Stenhousemuir, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
Stranraer will be wanting a better result here after a 3-2 League Two defeat last time out to Peterhead.
The only player to score from Stranraer was Ben Armour (24'). Rory McAllister (14'), Scott Ross (33'), Caleb Goldie (68' Own goal) and Joe McKee (89') scored for Peterhead.
Fixtures with Stranraer have often been exciting affairs lately with high scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past six games alone, a grand total of 26 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 4.33 goals per game) with 9 of these being chalked up by Stranraer. We will find out if that trend can be sustained here.
Stenhousemuir come into this encounter after a 2-0 League Two win with the downing of Peterhead in their previous fixture.
For Stenhousemuir, goals were scored by Michael Anderson (23') and Adam Brown (28').
Over the course of their last six clashes, Stenhousemuir have bagged a tally of 15 goals. Stenhousemuir have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. Over that period, they have had 6 goals scored by their opponents.
Their past results show that Stenhousemuir:
- have not beaten Stranraer when having played them away from home in the previous 10 league games. An awful away record.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 6 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings dating back to 23/04/2022, neither club has come out on top overall with Stranraer winning 3 of those games, Stenhousemuir 3 and 0 being drawn in normal time.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league fixture featuring these clubs was League Two match day 6 on 16/09/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Stenhousemuir 5-0 Stranraer.
The match was refereed by Daniel Graves.
Team News: Stranraer
The Stranraer manager Scott Agnew has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Stenhousemuir
Thanks to a mainly full-strength group, there is just the lone fitness worry for the Stenhousemuir manager Gary Naysmith to be concerned about. Matty Aitken (Knock) misses out for this game.
In our view, Stenhousemuir and Stranraer may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. That’s why our selection here is for a close game with a score draw at the end of this one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stair Park (4,178)
Captain: Grant Gallagher
Chairman: Iain Dougan
Manager: Scott Agnew
Competitions: League Two position 6
🔑 Star Man: James Dolan
Customarily taking to the field in the Right Wing position, James Dolan was born in Scotland. After having made a senior debut playing for Stranraer in the 2023 - 2024 season, the gifted Forward has got 3 league goals in this League Two 2023 - 2024 season so far in 11 appearances.