FM Preview: Alloa Athletic v Albion Rovers 27 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 26 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Alloa Athletic v Albion Rovers fixture

Alloa Athletic play host to Albion Rovers at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Wasps are clearly on top, having won 43 and lost only 19 of the 81 games.

The last time the two teams met at Alloa Athletic was more than a decade ago, in March 1998, with Alloa Athletic running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
1996/1997 Wed 05 Mar Albion Rvs. 3 - 0 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three

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

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The away form of Albion Rovers is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Wee Rovers have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 16 points from 9 games.

Albion Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 10 from their 9 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Alloa Athletic 6 4 0 2 10 6 12
Albion Rovers 6 3 1 2 15 12 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Alloa Athletic are not exactly setting the world alight at Recreation Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Albion Rovers in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Alloa Athletic 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Albion Rovers Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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Alloa Athletic Match Reports

Scottish Division 1 Sat 21st October 15:00

Alloa Athletic 4 - 1 East Fife

Last game - Match Centre


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