FM Preview: Berwick Rangers v Annan Athletic 02 Oct 2010

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History of the Berwick Rangers v Annan Athletic fixture

Annan Ath. face a trip to Berwick Rangers at Shielfield Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 4 games played, Black and Golds have recorded 1 wins, and Berwick Rgrs. have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 01 MayAnnan Ath.0 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 20 FebBerwick Rgrs.0 - 2Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Tue 09 FebAnnan Ath.1 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 08 AugBerwick Rgrs.2 - 1Annan Ath.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 25 AprAnnan Ath.1 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2008/2009Tue 24 FebBerwick Rgrs.1 - 1Annan Ath.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 13 DecAnnan Ath.1 - 2Berwick Rgrs.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Berwick Rangers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Borderers in those games, with 10 conceded.

The Black and Golds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Black and Golds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Berwick Rgrs. are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 7 games giving them a return of 15 points. Annan Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 14 points from 7 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Berwick Rgrs.642018614
Annan Ath.63219511

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Black and Golds to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Berwick Rgrs. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Annan Ath. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.