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History of the Motherwell v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 132 games played, Dons have recorded 42 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 47 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Aberdeen inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the 'Well in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2011/2012 Sun 11 Mar Motherwell 1 - 2 Aberdeen SFAC
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Aberdeen 1 - 2 Motherwell SPL
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Motherwell 1 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Motherwell 2 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Aberdeen 1 - 2 Motherwell SPL
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Motherwell 1 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Aberdeen 0 - 3 Motherwell SPL

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, 'Well have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded eight.

Aberdeen's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Dons, and two goals against.

Motherwell's total of 51 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the European places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 33 points from their 29 games played so far,

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

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Motherwell 6 3 1 2 10 6 10
Aberdeen 6 2 4 0 6 4 10

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Dons, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Motherwell 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Aberdeen Undefeated in last 7 away games.
14 games since last defeat.