FM Preview: Ayr United v Peterhead 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Ayr United v Peterhead fixture

Ayr Utd. prepare to entertain Peterhead at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 4 of the 10 previous games, with the Honest Men winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctPeterhead2 - 4Ayr Utd.SCD2
2010/2011Sat 28 AugAyr Utd.1-1PeterheadSCD2
2008/2009Sat 09 MayPeterhead2 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 21 MarAyr Utd.0 - 0PeterheadSCD2
2008/2009Sat 20 DecPeterhead3 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 04 OctAyr Utd.2 - 0PeterheadSCD2
2007/2008Sat 12 AprPeterhead4 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Honest Men have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

In complete contrast to Ayr Utd., Peterhead are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the The Blue Toon have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ayr Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 29 points from 15 games. Peterhead see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 18 points from their 17 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.641111313

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Ayr Utd. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Honest Men. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. Won 7 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Peterhead Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 12 away matches.