FM Preview: Alloa Athletic v East Stirlingshire 26 Nov 2011

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Last updated : 25 November 2011

Footymad preview History of the Alloa Athletic v East Stirlingshire fixture

Alloa Athletic play host to East Stirlingshire at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 59 games played, Wasps have recorded 27 wins, and East Stirlingshire have come away with 18 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Alloa Athletic was more than a decade ago, in April 1998, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep East Stirling 0 - 1 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sun 01 Aug East Stirling 1 - 2 Alloa Ath. Scottish League Cup
2001/2002 Tue 07 Aug East Stirling 0 - 1 Alloa Ath. Scottish Challenge Cup
1997/1998 Sat 25 Apr Alloa Ath. 5-2 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 27 Dec East Stirling 0 - 3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 25 Oct Alloa Ath. 0 - 2 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 23 Aug East Stirling 2 - 1 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 unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Wasps in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of East Stirlingshire is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Shire have hit 6 goals, 21 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 24 points from 12 games.

East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 4 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Alloa Athletic 6 2 3 1 6 6 9
East Stirlingshire 6 1 2 3 8 14 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against East Stirlingshire is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Wasps in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Alloa Athletic Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
East Stirlingshire Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Alloa Athletic Match Reports

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