FM Preview: Annan Athletic v Montrose 12 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Annan Athletic v Montrose fixture

Annan Athletic prepare to entertain Montrose at Galabank on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Galabank was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Montrose inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Black and Golds in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Montrose 0 - 0 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Annan Ath. 1-2 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 04 Feb Montrose 1 - 1 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Annan Ath. 2 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Montrose 2 - 3 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Annan Ath. 2 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Montrose 0 - 1 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Annan Athletic have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Black and Golds in those games, with 13 conceded.

The away form of Montrose however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Gable Endies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 13 goals for and 11 against.

Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 22 points from their 16 games so far.

Montrose are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 26 points from 16 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Annan Athletic 6 2 1 3 8 12 7
Montrose 6 3 1 2 13 12 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Annan Athletic are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Annan Athletic 13 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Montrose Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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