FootyMAD's Stirling Albion match preview

Last updated : 14 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hamilton Academical v Stirling Albion fixture

Hamilton Ac. play host to Stirling Albion at New Douglas Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 37 games played, Accies have recorded 17 wins, and Stirling Alb. have come away with 13 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Hamilton Ac. was back in May 2000, over five years ago, the Accies carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Sat 06 MayHamilton Ac.1-0Stirling Alb.SCD2
1999/2000Sat 04 MarStirling Alb.1 - 4Hamilton Ac.SCD2
1999/2000Mon 27 DecHamilton Ac.0 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD2
1999/2000Sat 21 AugStirling Alb.2 - 0Hamilton Ac.SCD2
1997/1998Sat 14 MarStirling Alb.0 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1
1997/1998Tue 03 MarHamilton Ac.2 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD1
1997/1998Sat 22 NovStirling Alb.2 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Stirling Alb. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Binos have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hamilton Ac. are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 5 games giving them a return of 15 points. Stirling Alb. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 4 points from their 5 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hamilton Ac.650112415
Stirling Alb.60337143

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Accies's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Stirling Alb.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Ac. 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Stirling Alb. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.