FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 27 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ayr United v Greenock Morton fixture

Ayr Utd. prepare to entertain Greenock Morton at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Honest Men are clearly on top, having won 37 and lost only 15 of the 64 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, as the Honest Men squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 10 DecAyr Utd.3-2MortonSFAC
2005/2006Tue 06 DecMorton2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 24 SepAyr Utd.0 - 1MortonSCD2
2005/2006Tue 09 AugMorton1 - 2Ayr Utd.SLGC
2004/2005Sat 12 MarMorton2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Mon 03 JanAyr Utd.2 - 1MortonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 30 OctMorton0 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Honest Men's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of Morton however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the The 'Ton pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.

Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 26 points from their 22 games so far. Morton are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 47 points from 22 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Ayr Utd. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Morton 10 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.