FootyMAD's Brechin City match preview

Last updated : 22 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brechin City v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to Brechin City at Glebe Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 14 of the 29 previous games, with the hosts winning just 10.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in April 2005, with Brechin City running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 16 AprBrechin City3 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Tue 15 MarAyr Utd.0 - 1Brechin CitySCD2
2004/2005Sat 04 DecBrechin City5 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 25 SepAyr Utd.0 - 1Brechin CitySCD2
2003/2004Sat 03 AprBrechin City0 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD1
2003/2004Sat 31 JanAyr Utd.1 - 2Brechin CitySCD1
2003/2004Sat 22 NovBrechin City3 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Brechin City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Ayr Utd. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Brechin City's total of 11 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Two. Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 10 from their 7 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brechin City6312111010
Ayr Utd.6213577

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:
Brechin City 7 games since last home draw.
Ayr Utd. 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.