FM Preview: Albion Rovers v Stranraer 02 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Albion Rovers v Stranraer fixture

Albion Rovers prepare to entertain Stranraer at Cliftonhill on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Wee Rovers are clearly on top, winning 51.56% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cliftonhill was less than a year ago, in May 2012, with Albion Rovers running out comfortable 3-1 winners in an Scottish League Play-Offs (Lvls 3&4) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 24 Nov Stranraer 1 - 1 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Two
2011/2012 Sun 20 May Albion Rvs. 3-1 Stranraer Scottish League Play-Offs (Lvls 3&4)
2011/2012 Wed 16 May Stranraer 2 - 0 Albion Rvs. Scottish League Play-Offs (Lvls 3&4)
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Albion Rvs. 1 - 0 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Stranraer 1 - 3 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Albion Rvs. 1 - 2 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Stranraer 3 - 2 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Albion Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Stranraer have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Blues have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Albion Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 8 points.

Stranraer are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 15 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Albion Rovers 6 1 1 4 7 9 4
Stranraer 6 2 1 3 6 14 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Albion Rovers's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Stranraer. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Albion Rovers 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Stranraer 17 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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