FM Preview: Livingston v Hamilton Academical 29 Dec 2012

Last updated : 28 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Livingston v Hamilton Academical fixture

Hamilton Academical face a trip to Livingston at Almondvale on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 10 of the 23 previous games, with the hosts winning just 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Almondvale was less than a year ago, in March 2012, where Hamilton Academical annihilated the Accies 0-4 in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct Hamilton Ac. 1 - 2 Livingston Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Livingston 0-4 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Mon 26 Dec Hamilton Ac. 0 - 1 Livingston Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 12 Nov Livingston 1 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sun 09 Oct Hamilton Ac. 1 - 0 Livingston Scottish Challenge Cup
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Hamilton Ac. 1 - 1 Livingston Scottish Division One
2007/2008 Sat 12 Apr Livingston 1 - 3 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Livingston have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Livi in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Accies 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. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Accies, and 6 goals against.

Livingston's 20 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

Hamilton Academical see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 15 points from their 13 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Livingston 6 3 1 2 8 8 10
Hamilton Academical 6 4 1 1 10 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Accies could well see them head back from Almondvale with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Livingston 4 games since last home draw.
Hamilton Academical 4 games since last defeat.

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