FM Preview: Aberdeen v Motherwell 19 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Aberdeen v Motherwell fixture

Aberdeen prepare to entertain Motherwell at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Dons are clearly on top, having won 65 and lost only 18 of the 127 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2011, with Motherwell inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Dons in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Motherwell 1 - 0 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Motherwell 2 - 1 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Aberdeen 1 - 2 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Motherwell 1 - 1 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Aberdeen 0 - 3 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Motherwell 1 - 1 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Aberdeen 0 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have been playing quite well at home, winning three, drawing two, and losing just one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Dons in those games, with eight conceded.

The 'Well have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the 'Well, and 10 goals against.

Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 13 matches.

Motherwell's total of 26 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the European places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Aberdeen 6 2 1 3 12 9 7
Motherwell 6 4 1 1 9 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dons are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Motherwell will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics

Aberdeen 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Motherwell 3 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.

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