FootyMAD's Forfar Athletic match preview

Last updated : 18 November 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 23 of the 32 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was less than a year ago, in March 2005, the Honest Men carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 13 AugForfar Ath.1 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 26 MarAyr Utd.1-0Forfar Ath.SCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Honest Men have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Forfar Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Loons have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ayr Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 13 matches. Forfar Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 16 points from their 13 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.60338173
Forfar Ath.630311109

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 6 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 11 most recent games.
Forfar Ath. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.