FM Preview: Ayr United v Hamilton Academical 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ayr United v Hamilton Academical fixture

Hamilton Academical face a trip to Ayr United at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 78 games played, Accies have recorded 22 wins, and Ayr United have come away with 35 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Hamilton Academical inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Honest Men in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Hamilton Ac. 2 - 3 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Ayr Utd. 1-2 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2007/2008 Tue 14 Aug Hamilton Ac. 1 - 2 Ayr Utd. Scottish Challenge Cup
2004/2005 Tue 17 Aug Hamilton Ac. 4 - 1 Ayr Utd. Scottish League Cup
1998/1999 Wed 24 Mar Hamilton Ac. 0 - 2 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
1998/1999 Sat 19 Dec Ayr Utd. 5 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
1998/1999 Sat 31 Oct Hamilton Ac. 1 - 3 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Ayr United will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While Honest Men have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.

Hamilton Academical's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 18 matches.

Hamilton Academical see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 25 points from their 19 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ayr United 6 1 3 2 5 9 6
Hamilton Academical 6 2 2 2 3 3 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Accies out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Ayr United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ayr United Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Hamilton Academical Undefeated in last 3 away games.

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