FootyMAD's Forfar Athletic match preview

Last updated : 25 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ayr United v Forfar Athletic fixture

Ayr Utd. prepare to entertain Forfar Athletic at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 22 of the 31 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 19 MarForfar Ath.1 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 13 NovForfar Ath.2 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 11 SepAyr Utd.3-3Forfar Ath.SCD2
1995/1996Sat 30 MarForfar Ath.1 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
1995/1996Tue 05 MarAyr Utd.1 - 1Forfar Ath.SCD2
1995/1996Sat 11 NovForfar Ath.2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
1995/1996Sat 09 SepAyr Utd.1 - 3Forfar Ath.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Honest Men have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Forfar Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Loons's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Ayr Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 36 points from 29 matches. Forfar Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 37 points from their 29 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.6114574
Forfar Ath.641114413

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Somerset Park, Ayr for the Honest Men and the Madmen are unable to see past Forfar Ath. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Forfar Ath. 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.