Airdrie Utd. prepare to entertain Alloa Athletic at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 20 of the 26 contests.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium was just last season, in August 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in an Scottish League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 Aug||Airdrie Utd.||0-0||Alloa Ath.||SLGC|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Airdrie Utd.||1 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Jan||Alloa Ath.||1 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Dec||Airdrie Utd.||2 - 0||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Alloa Ath.||0 - 6||Airdrie Utd.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 May||Alloa Ath.||0 - 1||Airdrie Utd.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Mar||Airdrie Utd.||2 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Airdrie United need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While The Diamonds have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Alloa Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Wasps's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Airdrie Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 13 points from their 8 games so far. Alloa Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 14 points from 8 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium for the The Diamonds and the Madmen are unable to see past Alloa Ath. claiming victory in a close match.
|Airdrie Utd.||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Alloa Ath.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.