FM Preview: Ayr United v Greenock Morton 05 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Ayr United and Greenock Morton at 15:00 on 5th November 2011 in the Scottish Division One.
History of the Ayr United v Greenock Morton fixture
Greenock Morton face a trip to Ayr United at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The 'Ton will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 39 and win only 17 of the 69 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in March 2010, with Ayr United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Morton||4 - 1||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 May||Morton||2 - 1||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Tue 30 Mar||Morton||1 - 0||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Mar||Ayr Utd.||2-0||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 22 Aug||Ayr Utd.||0 - 2||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Apr||Ayr Utd.||1 - 0||Morton||Scottish Division Two|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Feb||Morton||4 - 2||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Ayr United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Greenock Morton have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the 'Ton have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 11 matches.
Greenock Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 15 points from their 11 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Honest Men, as the 'Ton have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Ayr United||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Greenock Morton||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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