FM Preview: Annan Athletic v Stranraer 10 Mar 2012

Last updated : 09 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Annan Athletic v Stranraer fixture

Annan Athletic prepare to entertain Stranraer at Galabank on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Black and Golds are clearly on top, with a 60.00% success rate in the fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Galabank was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 31 Dec Stranraer 4 - 2 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Tue 06 Dec Annan Ath. 0-3 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Stranraer 4 - 2 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Stranraer 1 - 1 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Tue 08 Mar Annan Ath. 2 - 1 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
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

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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, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 40 points from their 27 games so far.

Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 46 points from 27 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Annan Athletic 6 1 2 3 8 11 5
Stranraer 6 2 2 2 12 11 8

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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 Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Stranraer Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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