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Annan Athletic are the guests at ZLX Stadium on Saturday for the League One fixture with hosts Hamilton Academical.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Hamilton Academical v Annan Athletic game (including the best match odds).
Hamilton Academical are hoping to win again following a 0-2 League One victory vs Queen Of The South.
For Hamilton Academical, the goalscorers were Lewis Smith (57') and Kevin O'Hara (66').
Hamilton Academical haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve managed to rack up 12 during that time while also conceding a total of 7.
Heading into this contest, Hamilton Academical have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Alloa Athletic in League One action, Annan Athletic will be aiming to make amends here.
For Annan Athletic, the scorers were Aidan Smith (4') and Dominic Docherty (89'). Bobby Wales (16', 17') and Taylor Steven (62') scored for Alloa Athletic.
Indicating their involvement in fruitful matches, we’ve had goals 20 times in the previous six matches in which Annan Athletic have taken to the field, making it an average of 3.33 goals for each meeting. Their opponents have hit 11 of these goals. That kind of trend isn’t assured to be carried forward into this game, though.
Heading into this fixture, Annan Athletic are without an away win for the past 12 league games. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
The last league fixture featuring the two was League One match day 14 on 28/11/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Annan Athletic 1-2 Hamilton Academical.
The referee was Stewart Luke.
Team News: Hamilton Academical
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just a single fitness concern for the Hamilton Academical manager John Rankin to be concerned about from a near full-strength set of players. Scott Martin (Hamstring injury) won’t play.
Team News: Annan Athletic
Thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection, the Annan Athletic boss Peter Murphy does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this match.
Hamilton Academical have it within them to be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.
In contrast, Annan Athletic might well find it a difficult task to break down their defence but we do think it’s quite likely that they will be managing to get on the scoresheet here.
We’re therefore expecting to see a controlled 3-1 winning margin for Hamilton Academical after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: ZLX Stadium (6,018)
Captain: Scott Martin
Chairman: John Brown
Manager: John Rankin
Competitions: League One position 2
🔑 Key Man: Kevin O'Hara
Normally taking up the Striker position, Kevin O'Hara was born in Stirling, Scotland. Having made a first senior appearance for Falkirk in the 2014 - 2015 season, the gifted Forward has accumulated 11 league goals in the League One 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 22 appearances.