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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Alloa Ath.||4 - 1||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Ayr Utd.||1 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Feb||Alloa Ath.||3 - 2||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Ayr Utd.||3 - 0||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Alloa Ath.||0 - 2||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Alloa Ath.||1 - 2||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Ayr Utd.||3 - 1||Alloa 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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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
|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.