FootyMAD's Stranraer match preview

Last updated : 03 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stranraer v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to Stranraer at Stair Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 13 of the 26 previous games, with the hosts winning just 11.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in February 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners 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:
2006/2007Sat 26 AugAyr Utd.0 - 2StranraerSCD2
2004/2005Sat 23 AprAyr Utd.0 - 0StranraerSCD2
2004/2005Sat 19 FebStranraer1 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Tue 25 JanStranraer0 - 2Ayr Utd.SFAC
2004/2005Sat 08 JanAyr Utd.3 - 3StranraerSFAC
2004/2005Sat 01 JanAyr Utd.0 - 1StranraerSCD2
2004/2005Sat 21 AugStranraer2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While The Blues have scored 9, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Ayr Utd. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Stranraer are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 12 matches. Ayr Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 21 points from 12 games.

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

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

Honest Men's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Stranraer, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Stranraer 8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ayr Utd. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.