FM Preview: Ayr United v Ross County 29 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Ayr United and Ross County at 19:45 on 29th February 2012 in the Scottish Division One.
History of the Ayr United v Ross County fixture
Ayr United prepare to entertain Ross County at Somerset Park, Ayr on Wednesday evening, 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 two seasons ago, 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
|2011/2012||Sat 18 Feb||Ross County||1 - 1||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division One|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Ayr United 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, 9 to 7.
Ross County have an average recent record on the road, remaining unbeaten in the last six, though five of those have been draws. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.
Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 23 matches.
Ross County are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 22 games giving them a return of 43 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Ayr United are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Ayr United||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
|Ross County||Previous 5 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here