FM Preview: Elgin City v Alloa Athletic 18 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Elgin City v Alloa Athletic fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Alloa Athletic at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The City won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Elgin City and Alloa Athletic at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, with Elgin City annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 26 Dec Alloa Ath. 3 - 0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Elgin City 5-0 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
2008/2009 Tue 05 Aug Alloa Ath. 2 - 0 Elgin City Scottish League Cup
2004/2005 Sat 31 Jul Alloa Ath. 2 - 0 Elgin City Scottish Challenge Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Elgin City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, City have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 5.

Alloa Athletic's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Wasps pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.

Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 32 points from their 21 games so far.

Alloa Athletic are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 24 games giving them a return of 51 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 3 1 2 16 14 10
Alloa Athletic 6 5 0 1 12 3 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Elgin City are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Alloa Athletic will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Alloa Athletic 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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