FM Preview: Ayr United v Dumbarton 21 Aug 2010

Last updated : 20 August 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ayr United v Dumbarton fixture

Ayr Utd. play host to Dumbarton at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Honest Men are clearly on top, winning 57.14% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Ayr Utd. was just over four years ago, in December 2005, with Ayr Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 15 AprDumbarton4 - 5Ayr Utd.SCD2
2005/2006Mon 26 DecAyr Utd.2-0DumbartonSCD2
2005/2006Sat 22 OctDumbarton6 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 06 AugAyr Utd.2 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 07 MayAyr Utd.1 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Mon 27 DecDumbarton1 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 23 OctAyr Utd.0 - 1DumbartonSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Honest Men have scored 4, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Dumbarton's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Sons have hit 9 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ayr Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 2 matches. Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 2 games have yielded only 0 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.62139107

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Ayr Utd. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Honest Men will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. 9 games since last home draw.
Dumbarton Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.