FootyMAD's Killie match preview

Last updated : 27 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aberdeen v Kilmarnock fixture

Aberdeen prepare to entertain Kilmarnock at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Dons are clearly on top, having won 49 and lost only 19 of the 84 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was earlier this season, with Kilmarnock inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Dons 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:
2005/2006Sat 29 OctKilmarnock4 - 2AberdeenSPL
2005/2006Sat 06 AugAberdeen1-2KilmarnockSPL
2004/2005Sat 05 MarKilmarnock0 - 1AberdeenSPL
2004/2005Sat 04 DecAberdeen3 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2004/2005Sat 18 SepKilmarnock0 - 1AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Wed 12 MayKilmarnock4 - 0AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Sat 27 MarKilmarnock3 - 1AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Kilmarnock's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Killie's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 28 points from their 23 games played so far, Kilmarnock's 36 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Pittodrie Stadium for the Dons and the Madmen are unable to see past Kilmarnock claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
AberdeenDrawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
KilmarnockLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.