FM Preview: Alloa Athletic v Montrose 28 Jan 2012

Last updated : 27 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Alloa Athletic v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Alloa Athletic at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gable Endies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Montrose 1 - 1 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Alloa Ath. 4-2 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2005/2006 Sat 10 Dec Alloa Ath. 1 - 0 Montrose Scottish F.A. Cup
1997/1998 Sat 18 Apr Montrose 0 - 3 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 07 Mar Alloa Ath. 3 - 2 Montrose Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 15 Nov Montrose 0 - 2 Alloa Ath. Scottish Division Three
1997/1998 Sat 13 Sep Alloa Ath. 5 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Wasps in those games, with 3 conceded.

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Gable Endies's have scored 13 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 15.

Alloa Athletic are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 20 games giving them a return of 42 points.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 21 points from their 20 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Alloa Athletic 6 5 1 0 14 3 16
Montrose 6 2 1 3 12 12 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Wasps, as the Gable Endies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Alloa Athletic Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Montrose Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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