FootyMAD's Stranraer match preview

History of the Alloa Athletic v Stranraer fixture

Alloa Ath. are ready to welcome Stranraer to Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 45 games played, Wasps have recorded 22 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 9 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Recreation Park was within the last three years, in April 2002, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 07 AugStranraer3 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2001/2002Sat 27 AprAlloa Ath.0-0StranraerSCD2
2001/2002Tue 19 MarAlloa Ath.2 - 2StranraerSCD2
2001/2002Sat 23 FebStranraer0 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2001/2002Tue 21 AugAlloa Ath.4 - 3StranraerSCC
2001/2002Sat 18 AugStranraer1 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
1999/2000Sat 15 AprAlloa Ath.4 - 0StranraerSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Wasps have scored 10, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Stranraer's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Blues's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Alloa Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 10 matches. Stranraer are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, with their 10 games giving them a return of 23 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Recreation Park for the Wasps and the Madmen are unable to see past Stranraer claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 17 .
Stranraer 7 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.