FM Preview: Ayr United v Alloa Athletic 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Ayr United v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Ath. face a trip to Ayr United at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Wasps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 30 and win only 10 of the 47 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in May 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 11 SepAlloa Ath.4 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 02 MayAyr Utd.1 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 07 FebAlloa Ath.3 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 13 DecAyr Utd.3 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 09 AugAlloa Ath.0 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2
2007/2008Sat 29 MarAlloa Ath.1 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2
2007/2008Sat 19 JanAyr Utd.3 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Honest Men in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Wasps have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Ayr Utd.'s total of 14 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two. Alloa Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 17 points from 9 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.630311139
Alloa Ath.63129710

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Wasps could well see them head back from Somerset Park, Ayr with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Alloa Ath. 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.