FootyMAD's Alloa Athletic match preview

Last updated : 14 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Alloa Athletic v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to Alloa Athletic at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 18 of the 38 previous games, with the hosts winning just 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 06 NovAyr Utd.4 - 3Alloa Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 04 SepAlloa Ath.1 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD2
2002/2003Tue 25 MarAlloa Ath.2 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD1
2002/2003Sat 15 MarAyr Utd.0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD1
2002/2003Sat 23 NovAyr Utd.3 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD1
2002/2003Sat 21 SepAlloa Ath.0 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1
2000/2001Sat 28 AprAyr Utd.4 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Wasps have scored 12, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Ayr Utd. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Honest Men's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Alloa Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 24 points from their 19 games played so far, Ayr Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 20 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Alloa Ath.651014716
Ayr Utd.632112811

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game which sees both teams in reasonable shape, and one which the Madmen are pretty confident will end up as a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Ayr Utd. Not won in previous 2 away matches.