FM Preview: Albion Rovers v Alloa Athletic 02 Mar 2013

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Last updated : 01 March 2013

Footymad preview History of the Albion Rovers v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Athletic face a trip to Albion Rovers at Cliftonhill on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 72 games played, Wasps have recorded 26 wins, and Albion Rovers have come away with 33 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cliftonhill was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 27 Oct Alloa Ath. 5 - 1 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Two
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug Albion Rvs. 0-3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Two
1997/1998 Sat 21 Mar Alloa Ath. 3 - 1 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 31 Jan Albion Rvs. 3 - 3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 29 Nov Alloa Ath. 4 - 0 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 20 Sep Albion Rvs. 2 - 1 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
1996/1997 Sat 08 Mar Alloa Ath. 2 - 0 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Albion Rovers's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Wee Rovers have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Alloa Athletic's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Albion Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 14 points.

Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 48 points from 26 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Albion Rovers 6 0 0 6 4 18 0
Alloa Athletic 6 3 2 1 9 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Wasps of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Cliftonhill with Alloa Athletic coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Albion Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 8 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Alloa Athletic Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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Alloa Athletic Match Reports

Scottish Division 1 Sat 12th August 15:00

East Fife 1 - 0 Alloa Athletic

Last game - Match Centre


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