FM Preview: Queen of the South v Alloa Athletic 02 Feb 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 1st February 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Queen of the South and Alloa Athletic at 15:00 on 2nd February 2013 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Queen of the South v Alloa Athletic fixture
Alloa Athletic face a trip to Queen of the South at Palmerston Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 52 games played, Wasps have recorded 12 wins, and Queen of the South have come away with 25 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Palmerston Park was earlier this season, the Doonhamers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Tue 11 Dec||Alloa Ath.||1 - 0||Queen o.t.S.||Scottish Division Two|
|2012/2013||Sat 29 Sep||Queen o.t.S.||1-0||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2012/2013||Sat 04 Aug||Queen o.t.S.||5 - 2||Alloa Ath.||Scottish League Cup|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Queen o.t.S.||0 - 1||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Alloa Ath.||3 - 3||Queen o.t.S.||Scottish Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Dec||Queen o.t.S.||1 - 1||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Oct||Alloa Ath.||0 - 1||Queen o.t.S.||Scottish Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Queen of the South could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Doonhamers have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.
Alloa Athletic have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Wasps have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Queen of the South are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 21 games giving them a return of 56 points.
Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 40 points from 21 games.
Current overall team form
|Queen of the South||6||6||0||0||23||5||18|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Alloa Athletic have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Queen of the South may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Queen of the South||Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 7 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
|Alloa Athletic||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
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