FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

Last updated : 03 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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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 126 games played, Dons have recorded 41 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 45 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Aberdeen inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The 'Well in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 29 NovAberdeen2 - 0MotherwellSPL
2008/2009Sat 16 AugMotherwell0 - 1AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Sat 10 MayMotherwell2 - 1AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Wed 27 FebAberdeen1 - 1MotherwellSPL
2007/2008Sat 15 DecMotherwell3 - 0AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Sat 15 SepAberdeen1 - 2MotherwellSPL
2006/2007Tue 13 MarMotherwell0 - 2AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the The 'Well score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Motherwell see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 40 points from their 30 games played so far, Aberdeen find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 44 points they have accumulated from 30 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Aberdeen on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Motherwell. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Motherwell Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Aberdeen Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.