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History of the Stirling Albion v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Ath. face a trip to Stirling Albion at Forthbank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Wasps have recorded 11 wins, and Stirling Alb. have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 26 AugAlloa Ath.1 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD2
2005/2006Tue 28 MarAlloa Ath.0 - 0Stirling Alb.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 05 NovAlloa Ath.2 - 4Stirling Alb.SCD2
2005/2006Fri 07 OctStirling Alb.0 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 27 AugStirling Alb.1 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 23 AprAlloa Ath.3 - 0Stirling Alb.SCD2
2004/2005Tue 08 MarAlloa Ath.1 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Binos in those games, with 8 conceded.

Alloa Ath. 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 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stirling Alb. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 23 points from 12 games. Alloa Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 15 from their 12 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stirling Alb.633010512
Alloa Ath.63218911

FootyMad's prediction ...

Alloa Ath. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Stirling Alb. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Alloa Ath. Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.