FM Preview: Alloa Athletic v Stranraer 26 Jan 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th January 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Alloa Athletic and Stranraer at 15:00 on 26th January 2013 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Alloa Athletic v Stranraer fixture
Alloa Athletic prepare to entertain Stranraer at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Wasps are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 11 of the 58 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Park was earlier this season, with Alloa Athletic running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 15 Dec||Stranraer||3 - 2||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2012/2013||Sat 22 Sep||Alloa Ath.||3-0||Stranraer||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 21 Apr||Alloa Ath.||3 - 1||Stranraer||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 21 Jan||Stranraer||0 - 4||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Alloa Ath.||1 - 0||Stranraer||Scottish Division Three|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Alloa Athletic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Wasps, with 5 goals against.
Stranraer have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Blues have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 37 points from 20 games.
Stranraer are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 20 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Alloa Athletic may be coming up against a decent side in Stranraer, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Wasps. Home Win
|Alloa Athletic||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Stranraer||No win in the 2 most recent games.
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