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History of the Annan Athletic v Albion Rovers fixture

Annan Ath. prepare to entertain Albion Rovers at Galabank on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Though past meetings have resulted in more draws than losses for Black and Golds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Galabank was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 21 NovAlbion Rvs.0 - 0Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 26 SepAnnan Ath.0-0Albion Rvs.SCD3
2008/2009Wed 25 MarAnnan Ath.1 - 1Albion Rvs.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 28 FebAlbion Rvs.2 - 1Annan Ath.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 15 NovAlbion Rvs.0 - 1Annan Ath.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 30 AugAnnan Ath.2 - 4Albion Rvs.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Annan Athletic have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Black and Golds score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Albion Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Wee Rovers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Annan Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 20 points from their 17 games played so far, Albion Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 23 from their 17 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Annan Ath.6123685
Albion Rvs.6132576

FootyMad's prediction ...

Annan Ath. are starting to turn Galabank into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Annan Ath. 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Albion Rvs. Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.