FM Preview: Aberdeen v Hamilton 22 Feb 2011

Last updated : 21 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aberdeen v Hamilton Academical fixture

Aberdeen prepare to entertain Hamilton Academical at Pittodrie Stadium on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 32 wins out of 46 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was earlier this season, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011 Wed 29 Dec Hamilton Ac. 0 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Aberdeen 4 - 0 Hamilton Ac. SPL
2009/2010 Sat 01 May Aberdeen 1 - 3 Hamilton Ac. SPL
2009/2010 Sat 06 Mar Hamilton Ac. 1 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Aberdeen 1 - 2 Hamilton Ac. SPL
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Hamilton Ac. 0 - 3 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sat 14 Mar Aberdeen 1 - 0 Hamilton Ac. SPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Dons, with five goals against.

The away form of Hamilton is pretty dire, collecting just a solitary point from the last six. Accies have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit one in reply.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 26 points from their 25 games played so far, Hamilton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 14 points.

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Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 3 0 3 10 9 9
Hamilton Ac. 6 0 2 4 3 10 2

FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Dons being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Hamilton Ac. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.