FM Preview: Annan Athletic v Stranraer 02 Jan 2011

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History of the Annan Athletic v Stranraer fixture

Annan Ath. prepare to entertain Stranraer at Galabank on Sunday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Black and Golds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Galabank was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 13 NovStranraer2 - 2Annan Ath.SCD3
2010/2011Sat 21 AugAnnan Ath.2-2StranraerSCD3
2009/2010Sat 17 AprAnnan Ath.3 - 2StranraerSCD3
2009/2010Wed 24 MarStranraer3 - 2Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 17 OctAnnan Ath.1 - 0StranraerSCD3
2009/2010Sat 22 AugStranraer2 - 0Annan Ath.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Annan Athletic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Black and Golds, with 7 goals against.

The The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Blues, and 8 goals against.

Annan Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 20 points from their 12 games so far. Stranraer are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 15 games giving them a return of 28 points.

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

Black and Golds go into their game against Stranraer in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Annan Ath. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Stranraer Undefeated in last 10 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.