FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Hamilton Academical 15 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 14th October 2011
The game between Greenock Morton and Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Division One on 15th October 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Greenock Morton v Hamilton Academical fixture
Greenock Morton are ready to welcome Hamilton Academical to Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The 'Ton are clearly on top, having won 42 and lost only 15 of the 73 games.
The previous match played between the two at Cappielow Park was more than three years back, in December 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 04 Sep||Hamilton Ac.||2 - 1||Morton||Scottish Challenge Cup|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Mar||Hamilton Ac.||3 - 0||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Morton||1-3||Hamilton Ac.||Scottish Division One|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Hamilton Ac.||1 - 0||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2007/2008||Sat 25 Aug||Morton||0 - 2||Hamilton Ac.||Scottish Division One|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Hamilton Ac.||6 - 1||Morton||Scottish Division Two|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Jan||Morton||2 - 2||Hamilton Ac.||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Greenock Morton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
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 Accies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.
Greenock Morton are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 8 games giving them a return of 14 points.
Hamilton Academical are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 12 points from 8 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Greenock Morton at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the 'Ton will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Greenock Morton||8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Hamilton Academical||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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