FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Aberdeen v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Killie will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 48 and win only 18 of the 82 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2002, with Kilmarnock inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Dons in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 04 OctKilmarnock1 - 3AberdeenSPL
2002/2003Sat 01 MarKilmarnock2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2002/2003Tue 03 DecAberdeen0 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2002/2003Sat 14 SepKilmarnock2 - 2AberdeenSPL
2001/2002Sat 09 FebAberdeen1 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2001/2002Sat 08 DecKilmarnock3 - 1AberdeenSPL
2001/2002Sat 08 SepAberdeen2 - 0KilmarnockSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

The Killie have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Killie's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 18 matches. Kilmarnock see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 20 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Killie could well see them head back from Pittodrie Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Kilmarnock 6 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.