History of the East Stirlingshire v Annan Athletic fixture
Annan Athletic face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Ochilview Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 9 games played, Black and Golds have recorded 3 wins, and East Stirlingshire have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ochilview Park 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
|2012/2013||Sat 16 Feb||Annan Ath.||1 - 2||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2012/2013||Sat 22 Dec||East Stirling||2-2||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2012/2013||Sat 27 Oct||Annan Ath.||5 - 2||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 31 Mar||East Stirling||0 - 4||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 28 Jan||Annan Ath.||2 - 2||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 03 Dec||East Stirling||1 - 0||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Annan Ath.||3 - 0||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
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Recent respective form guides
East Stirlingshire's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Shire have scored 9, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.
Annan Athletic's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Black and Golds have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 32 games have yielded only 29 points.
Annan Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 31 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shire, as the Black and Golds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|East Stirlingshire||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Annan Athletic||6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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