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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 127 games played, the Dons have recorded 41 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 45 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Aberdeen 0 - 0 Motherwell SPL
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Motherwell 1 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sat 29 Nov Aberdeen 2 - 0 Motherwell SPL
2008/2009 Sat 16 Aug Motherwell 0 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2007/2008 Sat 10 May Motherwell 2 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2007/2008 Wed 27 Feb Aberdeen 1 - 1 Motherwell SPL
2007/2008 Sat 15 Dec Motherwell 3 - 0 Aberdeen SPL

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of nine goals have been scored by 'Well in those games, with six conceded.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, collecting one win and three draws from the last six played. A generous six goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Motherwell lie just outside the European positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 18 points from their 11 games so far. Aberdeen's 14 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Motherwell 6 2 3 1 7 8 9
Aberdeen 6 1 3 2 4 7 6

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for 'Well, as the Dons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Motherwell 5 games since last home draw.
Aberdeen Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.