FM Preview: Forfar Athletic v Ayr United 05 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 4th April 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Forfar Athletic and Ayr United at 19:30 on 5th April 2011 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Forfar Athletic v Ayr United fixture
Ayr United face a trip to Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 17 of the 39 previous games, with the hosts winning just 15.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Wed 23 Mar||Ayr Utd.||0 - 1||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Forfar Ath.||4-1||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2007/2008||Tue 04 Sep||Forfar Ath.||0 - 2||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Challenge Cup|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Mar||Ayr Utd.||3 - 1||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||Forfar Ath.||1 - 1||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Ayr Utd.||5 - 0||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2006/2007||Sun 03 Sep||Forfar Ath.||0 - 1||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Forfar Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Loons have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Ayr United have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Honest Men, and 9 goals against.
Forfar Athletic's total of 43 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.
Ayr United are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 46 points from 28 games.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Honest Men out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Forfar Athletic. Away win
|Forfar Athletic||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Ayr United||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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|22 Mar 2011|
|FM Preview: Ayr United v Forfar Athletic 23 Mar 2011|
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