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Hamilton Academical arrive at Galabank on Tuesday for the League One fixture with hosts Annan Athletic.
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Annan Athletic will play in this match following on from a 1-1 League One stalemate vs Montrose.
The only scorer from Annan Athletic was Tommy Goss (22'). Kerr Waddell (71') was the scorer for Montrose.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Annan Athletic have shown defensive steel. The reality is that Annan Athletic have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 15 goals along the way. Such a trend isn’t assured to be carried forward into this next game, however.
Heading into this fixture, Annan Athletic are without a home win in the past 3 league matches.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Raith Rovers in Challenge Cup action, Hamilton Academical will be aiming to make amends here.
The only name on the scoresheet from Hamilton Academical was Dario Zanatta (73'). Sam Stanton (8'), Jack Hamilton (58', 61') and Dylan Easton (90') scored for Raith Rovers.
Demonstrating their penchant for productive encounters, goals have been scored 23 times in the last six matches in which Hamilton Academical have sent out their troops, making it an average of 3.83 goals each fixture. Opposing teams have hit 8 of those goals.
Head to head
The last league clash featuring these sides was League One match day 8 on 29/09/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Hamilton Academical 5-0 Annan Athletic.
The referee was Gavin Duncan.
Team News: Annan Athletic
The Annan Athletic manager Peter Murphy will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all coming into this match owing to a completely healthy squad available to select from. Aidan Smith is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Hamilton Academical
Due to a completely healthy group available to select from, the Hamilton Academical manager John Rankin has zero fitness worries to report coming into this match.
We’ve got the feeling that Hamilton Academical should create a good amount of chances and successful shots on target.
At the same time, Annan Athletic will not find it easy scoring goals, although we do see them being dangerous at times, too.
Accordingly, we see a decent 1-3 margin for Hamilton Academical when all’s said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Galabank (2,504)
Captain: Steven Swinglehurst
Chairman: Philip Jones
Manager: Peter Murphy
Competitions: League One position 9
🔑 Star Player: Aidan Smith
Normally played in the Left Wing position, Aidan Smith was born in Dumfries, Scotland. After making a first senior appearance for Queen Of The South in the 2014 - 2015 season, the gifted Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 campaign to date in 12 appearances.