FootyMAD's Berwick Rangers match preview

Last updated : 24 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ayr United v Berwick Rangers fixture

Ayr Utd. prepare to entertain Berwick Rangers at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Honest Men have tasted victory on 19 of the 23 occasions the teams have met.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was just last season, in August 2006, with Ayr Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Wed 09 AugAyr Utd.2-0Berwick Rgrs.SLGC
2004/2005Sat 30 AprBerwick Rgrs.2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 26 FebAyr Utd.0 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 16 OctBerwick Rgrs.0 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 14 AugAyr Utd.2 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD2
1996/1997Sat 10 MayBerwick Rgrs.0 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2
1996/1997Sat 01 MarAyr Utd.2 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Honest Men in those games, with 10 conceded.

The Borderers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Borderers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Ayr Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 3 games have yielded only 1 points. Berwick Rgrs.'s total of 4 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.62137137
Berwick Rgrs.6222888

FootyMad's prediction ...

Ayr Utd. are starting to turn Somerset Park, Ayr into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. 4 games since last home draw.
Berwick Rgrs. Not won in previous 3 away matches.