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The League One clash at The Penny Cars Stadium on Tuesday sees home side Airdrie United fighting it out with Alloa Athletic.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Airdrie United v Alloa Athletic, scroll down (plus the best game odds).
Airdrie United prepare for this match following on from a 0-0 League One draw against Queen's Park.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games that Airdrie United have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Airdrie United have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 10 goals along the way. That kind of pattern isn’t assured to follow through here, of course.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Airdrie United:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Alloa Athletic in their previous 2 matches.
- haven't beaten Alloa Athletic in their last 3 league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Alloa Athletic go into this meeting after a 2-0 League One win with the downing of Falkirk in their most recent game.
For Alloa Athletic, the goalscorers were Euan Henderson (30') and Conor Sammon (64').
Throughout their six previous matches, Barry Ferguson's Alloa Athletic have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 9 times therefore earning them the goals scored per game average of 1.5.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Alloa Athletic:
- have not registered a win against Airdrie United when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 13/05/2017 shows that Airdrie United have won 1 of these games & Alloa Athletic 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 2.
A combined total of 14 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 6 of them for The Diamonds and 8 coming from The Wasps. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
Team News: Airdrie United
The Airdrie United manager Ian Murray will be thankful to have no fitness worries at all ahead of this game with a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Alloa Athletic
With a fully healthy group available for selection, the Alloa Athletic boss Barry Ferguson has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash.
Our assessment is that Alloa Athletic are likely to find the net against this Airdrie United team, however it might not quite be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re expecting a close game with a 2-1 win for Airdrie United after the 90. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Penny Cars Stadium (10,101)
Captain: Callum Fordyce
Chairman: Martin Ferguson
Manager: Ian Murray
Competitions: League One position 8, Challenge Cup (Second round)
🔑 Key Man: Rhys McCabe
Regularly playing in the Centre Midfield position, Rhys McCabe was born in Polbeth, Scotland. After making a first senior appearance for Rangers in the 2011 - 2012 season, the skilful Midfielder has managed to score 3 league goals in the League One 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in 4 appearances.