FM Preview: East Stirlingshire v Annan Athletic 31 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as East Stirlingshire take on Annan Athletic in a Scottish Division Three match on 31st March 2012 at 15:00.
History of the East Stirlingshire v Annan Athletic fixture
Annan Athletic face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Ochilview on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Black and Golds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them being consigned to defeat by opponents in 4 of the 7 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ochilview was earlier this season, the Shire carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||East Stirling||2 - 0||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Tue 15 Mar||East Stirling||1 - 5||Annan Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
East Stirlingshire are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 15 to 13.
Annan Athletic have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Black and Golds have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 30 games have yielded only 21 points.
Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 41 from their 30 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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||Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Annan Athletic||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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|16 Mar 2012|
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|09 Mar 2012|
|FM Preview: Annan Athletic v Stranraer 10 Mar 2012|
|05 Mar 2012|
|FM Preview: Elgin City v Annan Athletic 06 Mar 2012|
|02 Mar 2012|
|FM Preview: Annan Athletic v Alloa Athletic 03 Mar 2012|
|24 Feb 2012|
|FM Preview: Peterhead v Annan Athletic 25 Feb 2012|
|17 Feb 2012|
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