FootyMAD's Hamilton Academical match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hamilton Academical v Livingston fixture

Livingston face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, Livi have recorded 4 wins, and Hamilton Ac. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 4 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 27 JanLivingston1 - 2Hamilton Ac.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 06 JanHamilton Ac.2 - 4LivingstonSFAC
2006/2007Sat 02 DecHamilton Ac.1 - 1LivingstonSCD1
2006/2007Fri 13 OctLivingston0 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1
1996/1997Sat 10 MayHamilton Ac.0 - 0LivingstonSCD2
1996/1997Sun 30 MarLivingston1 - 2Hamilton Ac.SCD2
1996/1997Wed 05 FebHamilton Ac.3 - 3LivingstonSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Accies in those games, with 7 conceded.

Livingston's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Livi's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Hamilton Ac. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 49 points from 32 games. Livingston see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division One, showing a record of 42 points from their 32 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Livi, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Ac. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Livingston 9 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.