FM Preview: Ayr United v Greenock Morton 05 Nov 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Ayr United 6 3 1 2 6 9 10
Greenock Morton 6 1 1 4 5 16 4

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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