FM Preview: Annan Athletic v Elgin City 15 Jan 2011

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History of the Annan Athletic v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Annan Athletic at Galabank on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 6 games played, City have recorded 2 wins, and Annan Ath. have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Elgin City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Black and Golds in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 06 NovElgin City2 - 0Annan Ath.SCD3
2010/2011Sat 11 SepAnnan Ath.0 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2009/2010Tue 06 AprElgin City1 - 0Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 06 MarAnnan Ath.3 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2009/2010Sat 14 NovAnnan Ath.0 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2009/2010Sun 06 SepAnnan Ath.4 - 2Elgin CitySCC
2009/2010Sat 29 AugElgin City1 - 1Annan Ath.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Annan Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Black and Golds in those games, with 10 conceded.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Annan Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 20 points from their 12 games so far. Elgin City's total of 24 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Annan Ath.613213136
Elgin City63218611

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the City has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Annan Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Annan Ath. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Elgin City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.