FootyMAD's Stirling Albion match preview

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Last updated : 02 January 2009
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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, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Wasps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Binos edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 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:
2008/2009Sat 08 NovAlloa Ath.4 - 3Stirling Alb.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 13 SepStirling Alb.3 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2006/2007Sat 03 MarStirling Alb.4 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2006/2007Tue 02 JanAlloa Ath.1 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD2
2006/2007Sat 04 NovStirling Alb.5 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2006/2007Sat 26 AugAlloa Ath.1 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD2
2005/2006Tue 28 MarAlloa Ath.0 - 0Stirling Alb.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Binos have scored 6, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Alloa Ath. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Wasps have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stirling Alb. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 22 points from their 18 games so far. Alloa Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 19 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stirling Alb.62136107
Alloa Ath.6222688

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Binos, as the Wasps have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb. Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Alloa Ath. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 15 away matches.