FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Hamilton Academical 15 Oct 2011

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Last updated : 14 October 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Greenock Morton 6 3 0 3 10 14 9
Hamilton Academical 6 3 1 2 6 5 10

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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