FM Preview: Annan Athletic v Montrose 09 Nov 2010

Last updated : 08 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Annan Athletic v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Annan Athletic at Galabank on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 4 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 1 wins, and Annan Ath. have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 28 AugMontrose1 - 1Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Tue 13 AprAnnan Ath.0 - 0MontroseSCD3
2009/2010Sat 10 AprMontrose1 - 2Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 12 DecMontrose0 - 0Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 10 OctAnnan Ath.2 - 0MontroseSCD3
2008/2009Sat 04 AprAnnan Ath.2 - 1MontroseSCD3
2008/2009Sat 17 JanMontrose0 - 3Annan Ath.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Annan Athletic have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Black and Golds, with 6 goals against.

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Gable Endies have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Annan Ath.'s total of 18 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 12 points from their 11 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Gable Endies, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Annan Ath. Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Montrose 10 games since last away draw.