Annan Athletic visit Borough Briggs on Saturday for the League Two game with hosts Elgin City.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Elgin City v Annan Athletic match are shown here - plus the latest betting odds.
Elgin City go into this match following on from a 1-1 League Two drawn match vs Kelty Hearts.
The only player to score from Elgin City was Archie MacPhee (30'). Kallum Higginbotham (93') scored for Kelty Hearts.
Over their last 6 games, Gavin Price's Elgin City have hit the target 10 times which gives them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.67.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Elgin City:
- haven't lost in the league to Annan Athletic in their previous 5 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 5 home league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Stenhousemuir in League Two action, Annan Athletic and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only player to score from Annan Athletic was Rob McCartney (86'). Thomas Orr (55') and Adam Brown (81') scored for Stenhousemuir.
In the course of their six previous matches, Peter Murphy's Annan Athletic have had reason to celebrate scoring 11 times thus giving them a goals scored per game average of 1.83.
Pre-game facts show that Annan Athletic:
- have not won against Elgin City when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 30/03/2019 shows us that Elgin City have won 4 of them and Annan Athletic 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A sum of 15 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 13 for The Black and Whites and 2 belonging to Galabankies. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The previous league match between the two was League Two match day 13 on 03/04/2021 when the final score was Annan Athletic 0-3 Elgin City.
The referee was Steven Reid.
Team News: Elgin City
The Elgin City manager Gavin Price will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all before this game with a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Annan Athletic
Owing to a fully healthy group to pick from, the Annan Athletic boss Peter Murphy does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
We envisage that Annan Athletic have the firepower to put one past this Elgin City outfit, but that is unlikely to be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re tipping a close game with a 2-1 win for Elgin City after 90 minutes. Expecting it to be very competitive.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borough Briggs (4,520)
Captain: Euan Spark
Chairman: Graham Tatters
Manager: Gavin Price
Competitions: League Two position 7, Challenge Cup (Second round)
🔑 Key Player: Kane Hester
Generally used in the Striker position, Kane Hester was born in Montrose, Scotland. Having made a first senior appearance for Arbroath in the 2015 - 2016 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in this League Two 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 5 appearances.