FM Preview: East Stirlingshire v Annan Athletic 15 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the East Stirlingshire v Annan Athletic fixture

Annan Athletic face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Ochilview on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 4 games played, Black and Golds have recorded 1 wins, and East Stirlingshire have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with East Stirlingshire running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 26 Feb Annan Ath. 2 - 1 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Annan Ath. 3 - 1 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr East Stirling 3-1 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Annan Ath. 1 - 0 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct East Stirling 1 - 3 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Annan Ath. 1 - 0 East Stirling Scottish Challenge Cup
2009/2010 Sat 15 Aug Annan Ath. 0 - 1 East Stirling Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

East Stirlingshire have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

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. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

East Stirlingshire are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 25 matches.

Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 42 from their 26 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
East Stirlingshire 6 0 1 5 3 13 1
Annan Athletic 6 3 1 2 9 10 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Annan Athletic have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against East Stirlingshire. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
East Stirlingshire Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Annan Athletic 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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