FM Preview: Ayr United v Ross County 10 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Ayr United v Ross County fixture

Ayr United prepare to entertain Ross County at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 6 of the 12 previous games, with the Honest Men winning just 3.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was just last season, in April 2010, with Ross County inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Honest Men in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Ross County 4 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Wed 28 Apr Ayr Utd. 0-1 Ross County Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Ross County 1 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Sat 14 Nov Ayr Utd. 1 - 1 Ross County Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Ross County 2 - 1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2007/2008 Sat 15 Mar Ayr Utd. 0 - 2 Ross County Scottish Division Two
2007/2008 Tue 11 Mar Ross County 2 - 4 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Ross County however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. The County have managed to tuck away 10 goals in this period, and concede just the 2.

Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 15 matches.

Ross County are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 15 games giving them a return of 34 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ayr United 6 2 2 2 6 8 8
Ross County 6 6 0 0 17 3 18

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Honest Men at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the County come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ayr United Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ross County 5 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 10 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.

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