FootyMAD's Ayr United match preview

Last updated : 21 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Ayr United fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Ayr United at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 60 games played, Sons have recorded 29 wins, and Ayr Utd. have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 06 AugAyr Utd.2 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 07 MayAyr Utd.1 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Mon 27 DecDumbarton1-1Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 23 OctAyr Utd.0 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 07 AugDumbarton1 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2003/2004Tue 02 SepAyr Utd.1 - 2DumbartonSLGC
2002/2003Tue 13 AugDumbarton3 - 0Ayr Utd.SCC

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Honest Men have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Honest Men's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 15 goals for and 13 against.

Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 9 matches. Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 13 from their 10 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Sons. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ayr Utd. Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.