FM Preview: Livingston v Ayr United 16 Apr 2011

Last updated : 15 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Livingston v Ayr United fixture

Ayr United pack their bags to visit Livingston at Almondvale Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Honest Men will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at Almondvale Stadium was more than three years back, in August 2007, with Livingston annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a Scottish League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Ayr Utd. 0 - 3 Livingston Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Ayr Utd. 3 - 1 Livingston Scottish Division Two
2007/2008 Tue 07 Aug Livingston 5-0 Ayr Utd. Scottish League Cup
2006/2007 Tue 15 Aug Ayr Utd. 2 - 1 Livingston Scottish Challenge Cup
2000/2001 Tue 20 Mar Livingston 0 - 1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2000/2001 Sat 03 Mar Ayr Utd. 1 - 1 Livingston Scottish Division One
2000/2001 Sat 04 Nov Ayr Utd. 1 - 1 Livingston Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Livingston are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Livi have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 2.

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 15 goals for the Honest Men, and 7 goals against.

Livingston are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 31 games giving them a return of 71 points.

Ayr United are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 52 points from 31 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Livingston 6 5 1 0 17 3 16
Ayr United 6 2 1 3 12 10 7

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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 Unbeaten in the last 18 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Ayr United 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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