FM Preview: Aberdeen v St Mirren 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aberdeen v St. Mirren fixture

Aberdeen prepare to entertain St Mirren at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Dons are clearly on top, having won 66 and lost only 20 of the 102 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2010, the Dons carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct St. Mirren 2 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 08 May St. Mirren 0 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar Aberdeen 2 - 1 St. Mirren SPL
2009/2010 Tue 12 Jan St. Mirren 1 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Aberdeen 1 - 0 St. Mirren SPL
2008/2009 Tue 03 Mar St. Mirren 1 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Tue 11 Nov Aberdeen 2 - 0 St. Mirren SPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have only performed averagely at home, winning three and losing two of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Dons, with seven goals against.

St Mirren have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Buddies have hit six goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 17 points from their 19 games played so far, St Mirren are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 19 matches.

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Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 3 1 2 10 9 10
St. Mirren 6 1 2 3 3 7 5

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Dons' reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past St. Mirren. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
St. Mirren Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.