FM Preview: Livingston v Ayr United 14 Apr 2012

Last updated : 13 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Livingston v Ayr United fixture

Ayr United face a trip to Livingston at Almondvale on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Honest Men have recorded 8 wins, and Livingston have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Almondvale was earlier this season, with Ayr United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Livi in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Livingston 1-2 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb Ayr Utd. 3 - 1 Livingston Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 07 Jan Livingston 1 - 2 Ayr Utd. Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Ayr Utd. 0 - 0 Livingston Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 19 Apr Livingston 3 - 2 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Livingston 0 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Ayr Utd. 0 - 3 Livingston Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Livingston's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Livi's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Ayr United's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Honest Men have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Livingston's 44 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 32 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Livingston 6 4 0 2 15 12 12
Ayr United 6 0 2 4 6 14 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Livi, as the Honest Men have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Livingston Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
Ayr United Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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