FM Preview: Stranraer v Alloa Athletic 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Stranraer v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Athletic face a trip to Stranraer at Stair Park on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Alloa Athletic inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Blues in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Alloa Ath. 1 - 0 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Stranraer 2-3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
2008/2009 Sat 28 Feb Stranraer 1 - 3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Two
2008/2009 Sat 27 Dec Alloa Ath. 2 - 2 Stranraer Scottish Division Two
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Stranraer 2 - 2 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Two
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Alloa Ath. 5 - 1 Stranraer Scottish Division Two
2006/2007 Tue 03 Apr Stranraer 3 - 4 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Stranraer have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 19 goals for the Blues, with 11 goals against.

Alloa Athletic have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Wasps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 38 points from 20 games.

Alloa Athletic are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 19 games giving them a return of 39 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stranraer 6 4 2 0 18 7 14
Alloa Athletic 6 4 2 0 11 4 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Wasps could well see them head back from Stair Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stranraer Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Alloa Athletic Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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