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History of the Hamilton Academical v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Wasps have won 12 of the 39 games compared to the host's 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 30 MarHamilton1 - 1AlloaSCD2
2001/2002Sat 09 FebAlloa2 - 2HamiltonSCD2
2001/2002Sat 01 DecHamilton1 - 0AlloaSCD2
2001/2002Sat 22 SepAlloa2 - 1HamiltonSCD2
1999/2000Tue 04 AprAlloa2 - 0HamiltonSCD2
1999/2000Sat 25 MarHamilton0 - 0AlloaSCD2
1999/2000Tue 16 NovHamilton1 - 2AlloaSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

Alloa have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Hamilton's 9 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Alloa are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 6 points from their 7 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Accies. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Alloa 8 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.