FootyMAD's Ross County match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Ross County v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to Ross County at Victoria Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 7 games played, Honest Men have recorded 1 wins, and Ross County have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 29 NovAyr Utd.1 - 3Ross CountySCD1
2003/2004Sat 20 SepRoss County2 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD1
2002/2003Sat 10 MayRoss County4 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1
2002/2003Sat 08 FebAyr Utd.1 - 1Ross CountySCD1
2002/2003Sat 14 DecRoss County1 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD1
2002/2003Sat 17 AugAyr Utd.2 - 1Ross CountySCD1
2001/2002Sat 20 AprRoss County1 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Ross County are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Ayr Utd. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Honest Men have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ross County's 33 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. Ayr Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division One with a return of just 16 points from their 21 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ross County6213477
Ayr Utd.6123685

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the County, as the Honest Men have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Ross County 9 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ayr Utd. Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.