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Hamilton Academical will face off against visiting opponents Ross County at Fountain of Youth Stadium in this Premiership clash on Saturday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Hamilton Academical v Ross County are shown below including the latest game odds.
Hamilton Academical will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 5-1 Premiership defeat last time out to Celtic.
In that game, Hamilton Academical managed 20% possession and 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for Hamilton Academical was Scott Martin (34'). Celtic got 25 attempts at goal with 15 of them on target. Odsonne Édouard (20', 49', 53'), Jeremie Frimpong (31') and Patryk Klimala (90') scored for Celtic.
Brian Rice's Hamilton Academical have hit the back of the net 6 times in their preceding 6 outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures stands at 10.
Their previous form shows that Hamilton Academical:
- have not won against Ross County in their last 2 league games.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
Ross County will go into the encounter following on from a 1-0 Premiership win vs Motherwell in their most recent match.
In that game, Ross County managed 40% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Ross County was Ross Stewart (24'). Motherwell got 15 shots at goal with 1 on target.
The numbers tell their own story, and Ross County have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 10 goals in all. Defensively, The Staggies have some weaknesses to address. It will be interesting to see if that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Coming into this contest, Ross County haven't won against Hamilton Academical in away games against them for the last 5 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels stretching back to 21/10/2017, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Hamilton Academical winning 2 of those games, Ross County 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
A combined total of 21 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 10 from The Accies and 11 netted by The Staggies. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.5.
The previous league encounter featuring these clubs was Premiership match day 12 on 02/11/2019 when it finished Hamilton Academical 2-2 Ross County.
The match was refereed by Colin Steven.
Team News: Hamilton Academical
Hamilton Academical manager Brian Rice will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Ross County
With a completely injury-free squad available for selection, Ross County boss Stuart Kettlewell does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Ross County and Hamilton Academical could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. Therefore, we predict a close game with a score draw at full-time.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Fountain of Youth Stadium (6,018)
Captain: Brian Easton
Chairman: Allan Maitland
Manager: Brian Rice
Competitions: Premiership position 12