FootyMAD's Stranraer match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ayr United v Stranraer fixture

Ayr Utd. prepare to entertain Stranraer at Somerset Park, Ayr on Tuesday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Honest Men are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 4 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 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 04 NovStranraer1 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, These games have seen the Honest Men score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Stranraer is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the The Blues have hit 4 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 24 points from their 19 games so far. Stranraer are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 19 matches.

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

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

Ayr Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at Somerset Park, Ayr at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Stranraer in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Stranraer Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.