FM Preview: Alloa Athletic v Stranraer 05 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Alloa Athletic v Stranraer fixture

Alloa Athletic are ready to welcome Stranraer to Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 51 games played, Wasps have recorded 25 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 10 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Recreation Park was within the last three years, in December 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Stranraer 2 - 3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
2008/2009 Sat 28 Feb Stranraer 1 - 3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Two
2008/2009 Sat 27 Dec Alloa Ath. 2-2 Stranraer Scottish Division Two
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Stranraer 2 - 2 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Two
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Alloa Ath. 5 - 1 Stranraer Scottish Division Two
2006/2007 Tue 03 Apr Stranraer 3 - 4 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Two
2006/2007 Sat 10 Feb Alloa Ath. 1 - 0 Stranraer Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Stranraer however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Blues scoring 22 and conceding 6.

Alloa Athletic's total of 17 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.

Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 19 points from 10 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Alloa Athletic 6 2 2 2 10 13 8
Stranraer 6 4 1 1 18 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Alloa Athletic are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Alloa Athletic Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Stranraer 4 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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