FM Preview: Albion Rovers v Ayr United 26 Dec 2012

Last updated : 25 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Albion Rovers v Ayr United fixture

Ayr United travel to take on Albion Rovers at Cliftonhill on Wednesday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Honest Men have recorded 18 wins, and Albion Rovers have come away with 20 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Albion Rovers was amazingly over twenty years ago, in July 1989, with Albion Rovers running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Ayr Utd. 2 - 1 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 25 Jul Ayr Utd. 0 - 2 Albion Rvs. Scottish Challenge Cup
1998/1999 Sat 13 Feb Ayr Utd. 1 - 0 Albion Rvs. Scottish F.A. Cup
1989/1990 Sat 01 Jul Ayr Utd. 2 - 0 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division One
1989/1990 Sat 01 Jul Ayr Utd. 0 - 2 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division One
1989/1990 Sat 01 Jul Albion Rvs. 3-1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
1987/1988 Wed 01 Jul Albion Rvs. 1 - 1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Albion Rovers's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Wee Rovers's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Ayr United's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Honest Men have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Albion Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 14 games have yielded only 8 points.

Ayr United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 17 from their 13 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Albion Rovers 6 0 1 5 4 13 1
Ayr United 6 2 1 3 8 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Honest Men out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Albion Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Albion Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Ayr United Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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