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Alloa Athletic host the visiting Peterhead at The Indodrill Stadium in this League One match on Saturday.
Our Alloa Athletic v Peterhead predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
Alloa Athletic will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 1-3 League One defeat in their last game at the hands of Cove Rangers.
The only player to score from Alloa Athletic was Steven Boyd (76'). Rory McAllister (52', 83', 89') was the scorer for Cove Rangers.
Alloa Athletic have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They have hit an aggregate of 9 during that period and have conceded a total of 6. That kind of trend won’t necessarily be carried forward here, however.
Coming into this contest, Alloa Athletic haven't won against Peterhead in their last 4 matches in the league.
Peterhead will go into this encounter following on from a 5-0 League One win over Dumbarton in their last outing.
For Peterhead, the scorers were Ryan Conroy (4'), Hamish Ritchie (48'), Jason Brown (53'), Josh Mulligan (80') and Scott Brown (82').
Illustrating their bias toward action-packed encounters, goals have been seen as many as 20 times in the previous six matches in which Peterhead have taken to the pitch, making it an average of 3.33 goals each clash. Opposing teams have managed 10 of these goals.
Coming into this contest, Peterhead are without an away win for the past 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 17/03/2012 shows us that Alloa Athletic have won 2 of these & Peterhead 3, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A sum of 15 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 8 of them for The Wasps and 7 created by The Blue Toon . That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
Team News: Alloa Athletic
The Alloa Athletic boss Barry Ferguson doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this match thanks to a completely healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Peterhead
Peterhead manager Jim McInally has some current player fitness concerns. Gary Fraser (Knee Injury), Jordon Brown (Thigh Problems), Ryan Duncan (groin strain), Russell McLean (Knee Problems), Alan Cook (Stress response of the bone) and Andy McCarthy (Hamstring Injury) are not ready for selection.
We’re inclined to think that Alloa Athletic will probably create enough chances to score more than one against Peterhead, who might well find it difficult to score.
Accordingly, we see a comfortable 2-0 margin for Alloa Athletic at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Indodrill Stadium (3,100)
Captain: Andy Graham
Chairman: Mike Mulraney
Manager: Barry Ferguson
Competitions: League One position 7, Challenge Cup (Third round)
⭐ Key Player: Conor Sammon
Normally taking to the field in the Striker position, Conor Sammon was born in Dublin, Rep. Ireland. After having made a senior debut playing for Derry City in the 2008 season, the skilful Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in the League One 2021 - 2022 season so far in 9 appearances.