FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 29 December 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 65 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was less than a year ago, in January 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 19 AugMorton0 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 25 MarMorton0 - 4Ayr Utd.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 28 JanAyr Utd.1-1MortonSCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Honest Men in those games, with 5 conceded.

Morton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The 'Ton's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 13 goals for and 11 against.

Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 24 points from their 18 games so far. Morton are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, with their 18 games giving them a return of 42 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.61056113

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Honest Men of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Morton, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Morton 15 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.