FM Preview: Airdrie United v Alloa Athletic 19 Feb 2011

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History of the Airdrie United v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Ath. face a trip to Airdrie United at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 20 out of 27 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Alloa Ath. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Diamonds in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 18 DecAlloa Ath.2 - 3Airdrie Utd.SCD2
2010/2011Sat 16 OctAirdrie Utd.0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2009/2010Sat 01 AugAirdrie Utd.0 - 0Alloa Ath.SLGC
2007/2008Sat 19 AprAirdrie Utd.1 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2007/2008Sat 26 JanAlloa Ath.1 - 2Airdrie Utd.SCD2
2007/2008Wed 26 DecAirdrie Utd.2 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2007/2008Sat 11 AugAlloa Ath.0 - 6Airdrie Utd.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While The Diamonds have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Alloa Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Wasps have hit 7 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Airdrie Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 24 points from their 21 games so far. Alloa Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 27 from their 23 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Airdrie Utd.61145114
Alloa Ath.60155161

FootyMad's prediction ...

Alloa Ath. are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Shyberry Excelsior Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Airdrie Utd. 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Alloa Ath. Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.