FM Preview: Stenhousemuir v Alloa Athletic 02 Jan 2011

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History of the Stenhousemuir v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Ath. face a trip to Stenhousemuir at Ochilview Park on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 76 games played, Wasps have recorded 24 wins, and Stenhousemuir have come away with 34 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Alloa Ath. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Warriors 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:
2010/2011Sat 13 NovAlloa Ath.1 - 0StenhousemuirSCD2
2010/2011Sat 21 AugStenhousemuir0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2009/2010Sat 20 MarAlloa Ath.2 - 1StenhousemuirSCD2
2009/2010Sat 23 JanStenhousemuir0 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2009/2010Sat 14 NovAlloa Ath.1 - 4StenhousemuirSCD2
2009/2010Sat 19 SepStenhousemuir1 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 11 DecAlloa Ath.2 - 1StenhousemuirSFAC

Recent respective form guides

Stenhousemuir have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Warriors in those games, with 6 conceded.

Alloa Ath. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Wasps have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stenhousemuir are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 14 matches. Alloa Ath.'s total of 23 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stenhousemuir61236105
Alloa Ath.622212138

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 Stenhousemuir. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Stenhousemuir Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Alloa Ath. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.