FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Ayr United 02 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 1st January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Greenock Morton and Ayr United at 15:00 on 2nd January 2012 in the Scottish Division One.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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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