FM Preview: Annan Athletic v Stranraer 08 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Annan Athletic v Stranraer fixture

Annan Athletic prepare to entertain Stranraer at Galabank on Tuesday evening, 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.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Stranraer 2 - 2 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Annan Ath. 2-2 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Annan Ath. 3 - 2 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Wed 24 Mar Stranraer 3 - 2 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Annan Ath. 1 - 0 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Stranraer 2 - 0 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Annan Athletic have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Black and Golds's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Stranraer's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 36 points from their 24 games so far.

Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 44 points from 25 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Annan Athletic 6 1 2 3 7 11 5
Stranraer 6 4 0 2 14 10 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Galabank for the Black and Golds and the Madmen are unable to see past Stranraer claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Annan Athletic Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Stranraer 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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