FM Preview: Stirling Albion v Queen of the South 29 Jan 2011

Last updated : 28 January 2011 By Queens MAD
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History of the Stirling Albion v Queen of the South fixture

Queen o.t.S. face a trip to Stirling Albion at Forthbank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Doonhamers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 26 and win only 8 of the 46 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 25 SepStirling Alb.0 - 0Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 05 AprStirling Alb.0 - 0Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 16 FebQueen o.t.S.3 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 15 DecStirling Alb.1 - 3Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 29 SepQueen o.t.S.2 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD1
2005/2006Wed 10 AugStirling Alb.2 - 1Queen o.t.S.SLGC
2000/2001Sat 28 AprStirling Alb.1 - 1Queen o.t.S.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Binos have scored 7, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Queen o.t.S.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Doonhamers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Stirling Alb. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 16 matches. Queen o.t.S.'s 23 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stirling Alb.60065250
Queen o.t.S.63129410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Queen o.t.S. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb.Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 7 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Queen o.t.S.4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

Queen's Mad Prediction ...

The Doonhamers will be without suspended Harris and Lilley for this tough against a team fighting for their 1st Division lives. Stirling will also be willing to impress their new boss Jock Scott but Queens should have the class to see this one through and an away win is predicted but it will be close.