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History of the Hamilton Academical v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, with Hamilton running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009 Sat 14 Mar Aberdeen 1 - 0 Hamilton Ac. SPL
2008/2009 Sat 03 Jan Hamilton Ac. 2 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Aberdeen 1 - 2 Hamilton Ac. SPL
2007/2008 Sat 02 Feb Aberdeen 1 - 0 Hamilton Ac. SFAC
1988/1989 Fri 01 Jul Aberdeen 1 - 1 Hamilton Ac. SPL
1988/1989 Fri 01 Jul Aberdeen 3 - 0 Hamilton Ac. SPL
1988/1989 Fri 01 Jul Hamilton Ac. 0 - 1 Aberdeen SPL

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical's dreadful home form has resulted in just one victory and one draw from their last six played. Accies have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

The away form of Aberdeen is pretty dire, attaining just three draws from the previous six away games. The Dons have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Hamilton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their single game has yielded 0 points. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 0 points from their one game played so far.

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Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Hamilton Ac. 6 2 1 3 4 9 7
Aberdeen 6 1 1 4 5 14 4

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aberdeen are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from New Douglas Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Ac. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Aberdeen Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.