FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Greenock Morton v Livingston fixture

Livingston face a trip to Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Livi have recorded 5 wins, and Morton have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Livingston inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The 'Ton in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 01 NovLivingston1 - 0MortonSCD1
2008/2009Sat 16 AugMorton1 - 2LivingstonSCD1
2007/2008Sat 22 MarMorton1 - 1LivingstonSCD1
2007/2008Sat 05 JanLivingston6 - 1MortonSCD1
2007/2008Sat 01 DecMorton2 - 2LivingstonSCD1
2007/2008Sat 15 SepLivingston4 - 0MortonSCD1
2007/2008Tue 14 AugMorton1 - 0LivingstonSCC

Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the The 'Ton, with 3 goals against.

In complete contrast to Morton, Livingston are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Livi's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 27 points from their 21 games played so far, Livingston's 30 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The 'Ton, as the Livi have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Morton Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Livingston 5 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.