FootyMAD's Dons vs St. Mirren preview

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History of the Aberdeen v St. Mirren fixture

Aberdeen play host to St. Mirren at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Dons are clearly on top, having won 61 and lost only 20 of the 96 games.

The last time the two teams met at Aberdeen was back in February 2001, over five years ago, with Aberdeen running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 19 AugSt. Mirren1 - 1AberdeenSPL
2000/2001Sat 12 MaySt. Mirren2 - 1AberdeenSPL
2000/2001Wed 21 FebAberdeen3-0St. MirrenSPL
2000/2001Sat 28 OctSt. Mirren2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2000/2001Sat 05 AugAberdeen2 - 1St. MirrenSPL
1985/1986Sat 15 MarSt. Mirren1 - 1AberdeenSPL
1985/1986Sat 04 JanAberdeen3 - 1St. MirrenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

St. Mirren have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Buddies have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Aberdeen find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 22 points they have accumulated from 14 games. St. Mirren see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 16 points from their 14 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against St. Mirren is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Dons in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
AberdeenWon 3 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
St. MirrenPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.