FM Preview: Airdrie United v Forfar Athletic 17 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th March 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Airdrie United and Forfar Athletic at 15:00 on 17th March 2012 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Airdrie United v Forfar Athletic fixture
Airdrie United prepare to entertain Forfar Athletic at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Diamonds are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 4 of the 26 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4-4 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Mon 26 Dec||Forfar Ath.||2 - 3||Airdrie Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 12 Nov||Airdrie Utd.||4-4||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||Forfar Ath.||3 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 29 Mar||Forfar Ath.||1 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 26 Mar||Airdrie Utd.||3 - 1||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||Airdrie Utd.||2 - 0||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Forfar Ath.||1 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Airdrie United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Diamonds have scored 10, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.
Forfar Athletic have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Loons have hit 9 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Airdrie United see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 33 points from their 28 games played so far,
Forfar Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 28 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Airdrie United only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Airdrie United||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Forfar Athletic||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here