FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 27 April 2007 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 16 of the 66 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, with Morton inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Honest Men in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 17 FebMorton4 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2
2006/2007Sat 30 DecAyr Utd.0-1MortonSCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Morton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The 'Ton, and 7 goals against.

Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 47 points from their 35 games so far. Morton are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, with their 35 games giving them a return of 77 points.

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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. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Morton 8 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.