FM Preview: Alloa Athletic v Ayr United 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Alloa Athletic v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to Alloa Athletic at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 22 of the 48 previous games, with the hosts winning just 13.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctAyr Utd.2 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2010/2011Sat 11 SepAlloa Ath.4 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 02 MayAyr Utd.1 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 07 FebAlloa Ath.3 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 13 DecAyr Utd.3 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 09 AugAlloa Ath.0 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2
2007/2008Sat 29 MarAlloa Ath.1 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 11.

Ayr Utd. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Honest Men have hit 11 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Alloa Ath.'s total of 26 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two. Ayr Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 26 points from 14 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Alloa Ath.622213138
Ayr Utd.641114513

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Honest Men has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Alloa Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Ayr Utd. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.