FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Ayr United 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Greenock Morton v Ayr United fixture

Ayr United face a trip to Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 69 games played, Honest Men have recorded 22 wins, and Greenock Morton have come away with 31 victories.

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 One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Ayr Utd. 0 - 1 Morton Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Morton 4-1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Sat 01 May Morton 2 - 1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Tue 30 Mar Morton 1 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Sat 06 Mar Ayr Utd. 2 - 0 Morton Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Ayr Utd. 0 - 2 Morton Scottish Division One
2006/2007 Sat 28 Apr Ayr Utd. 1 - 0 Morton Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The 'Ton's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Ayr United's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. While the Honest Men have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Greenock Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 22 points from their 17 games played so far,

Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 16 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Greenock Morton 6 2 1 3 10 8 7
Ayr United 6 2 3 1 7 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Honest Men's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Greenock Morton, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Greenock Morton Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Ayr United 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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