FootyMAD's Stirling Albion match preview

Last updated : 03 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stirling Albion v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to Stirling Albion at Forthbank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 DecAyr Utd.2 - 5Stirling Alb.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 01 OctStirling Alb.3 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 30 JulAyr Utd.0 - 1Stirling Alb.SCC
2004/2005Sat 09 AprAyr Utd.0 - 3Stirling Alb.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 12 FebStirling Alb.2 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 18 DecAyr Utd.3 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 02 OctStirling Alb.1 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Binos in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to Stirling Alb., Ayr Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Honest Men's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Stirling Alb. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 31 points from their 22 games so far. Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 27 from their 23 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stirling Alb.640215912
Ayr Utd.60334103

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb. 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Ayr Utd. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.