FootyMAD's Stranraer match preview

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History of the Airdrie United v Stranraer fixture

Airdrie Utd. are ready to welcome Stranraer to Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the The Diamonds.

The previous match played between the two at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium was within the last three years, in March 2003, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 06 AugStranraer1 - 0Airdrie Utd.SCD1
2002/2003Sat 10 MayStranraer1 - 2Airdrie Utd.SCD2
2002/2003Sat 01 MarAirdrie Utd.3-3StranraerSCD2
2002/2003Sat 28 DecStranraer2 - 0Airdrie Utd.SCD2
2002/2003Sat 17 AugAirdrie Utd.2 - 1StranraerSCD2
1998/1999Sat 13 MarAirdrieonians2 - 0StranraerSCD1
1998/1999Sat 19 DecStranraer1 - 2AirdrieoniansSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While The Diamonds have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Stranraer's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Blues, and 8 goals against.

Airdrie Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 10 matches. Stranraer see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division One, showing a record of 10 points from their 9 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Stranraer claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Airdrie Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Stranraer Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.