FM Preview: East Stirlingshire v Alloa Athletic 02 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the East Stirlingshire v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Athletic face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Ochilview on Monday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 27 of the 65 previous games, with the hosts winning just 24.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Alloa Athletic inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Shire in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Alloa Ath. 1 - 1 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep East Stirling 0-1 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sun 01 Aug East Stirling 1 - 2 Alloa Ath. Scottish League Cup
2001/2002 Tue 07 Aug East Stirling 0 - 1 Alloa Ath. Scottish Challenge Cup
1997/1998 Sat 25 Apr Alloa Ath. 5 - 2 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 27 Dec East Stirling 0 - 3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 25 Oct Alloa Ath. 0 - 2 East Stirling Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

East Stirlingshire have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Shire have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Alloa Athletic's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Wasps have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 9 points.

Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 33 points from 17 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
East Stirlingshire 6 1 2 3 3 15 5
Alloa Athletic 6 2 4 0 9 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Wasps out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at East Stirlingshire. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
East Stirlingshire Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Alloa Athletic Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
9 games since last defeat.

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