FM Preview: St. Mirren v Aberdeen 30 Oct 2010

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History of the St. Mirren v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to St Mirren at St Mirren Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 103 games played, the Dons have recorded 40 wins, and St Mirren have come away with 45 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2010, with Aberdeen inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Buddies in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug St. Mirren 0 - 1 Aberdeen SPL

Recent respective form guides

St Mirren are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous six goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on three occasions, but drawing one and losing two. The Dons have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with seven goals for and six against.

St Mirren find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their nine games have yielded only five points. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 10 points from their nine games played so far,

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Current form guides: P W D L F A P
St. Mirren 6 0 1 5 6 14 1
Aberdeen 6 3 0 3 11 11 9

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aberdeen 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:
St. Mirren Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Aberdeen Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.