FM Preview: Brechin City v Alloa Athletic 05 Jan 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th January 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Brechin City and Alloa Athletic at 15:00 on 5th January 2013 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Brechin City v Alloa Athletic fixture
Alloa Athletic face a trip to Brechin City at Glebe Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 71 games played, Wasps have recorded 24 wins, and Brechin City have come away with 31 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Glebe Park was was two seasons ago, in March 2011, as the City edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 17 Nov||Alloa Ath.||2 - 2||Brechin City||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 29 Mar||Brechin City||3-2||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Mar||Alloa Ath.||2 - 2||Brechin City||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Alloa Ath.||2 - 2||Brechin City||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||Brechin City||3 - 1||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Alloa Ath.||2 - 3||Brechin City||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||Brechin City||1 - 1||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
Brechin City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 19 goals for the City, with 10 goals against.
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. While the Wasps have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Brechin City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 28 points from 15 games.
Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 33 points from 16 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Wasps could well see them head back from Glebe Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw
|Brechin City||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Alloa Athletic||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
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