FM Preview: Ayr United v Livingston 15 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Ayr United v Livingston fixture

Ayr United prepare to entertain Livingston at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Honest Men have recorded 9 wins, and Livingston have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was less than a year ago, in February 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 19 Apr Livingston 3 - 2 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Livingston 0 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Ayr Utd. 0-3 Livingston Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Ayr Utd. 3 - 1 Livingston Scottish Division Two
2007/2008 Tue 07 Aug Livingston 5 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish League Cup
2006/2007 Tue 15 Aug Ayr Utd. 2 - 1 Livingston Scottish Challenge Cup
2000/2001 Tue 20 Mar Livingston 0 - 1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Livingston have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Livi have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ayr United find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 8 games have yielded only 8 points.

Livingston see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 11 points from their 8 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ayr United 6 1 1 4 3 14 4
Livingston 6 2 3 1 7 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Somerset Park, Ayr for the Honest Men and the Madmen are unable to see past Livingston claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ayr United No sequences of note
Livingston Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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