Aberdeen

Hamilton Academical


2020-10-20 18:00:00

Aberdeen

Aberdeen
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Aberdeen enter this game coming off the back of a 0-0 Premiership draw versus Dundee United.

In that match, Aberdeen had 61% possession and 18 shots on goal with 7 on target. On the other side, Dundee United had 6 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.

A recurring characteristic of more recent Aberdeen games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.

From their previous six clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on BTTS would’ve been a losing one. We shall soon see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.

Coming into this fixture, Aberdeen have not been beaten in the league by Hamilton Academical in their last 3 games.

Hamilton Academical

Hamilton Academical
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Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against St Johnstone in Premiership competition, Hamilton Academical and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.

In that game, Hamilton Academical had 52% possession and 9 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Hamilton Academical, the scorers were Ronan Hughes (40', 79') and Marios Ogkmpoe (44'). St Johnstone had 22 shots on goal with 8 on target. Stevie May (1', 33'), David Wotherspoon (14') and Craig Conway (69', 82') scored for St Johnstone.

In their last half-dozen clashes, Hamilton Academical have helped themselves to a total of 10 goals. The Accies have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they have seen 15 goals go against them.

Heading into this contest, Hamilton Academical have not won away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.

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Head to head

Checking on their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 31/10/2018 shows that Aberdeen have won 5 of them and Hamilton Academical 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 0.

An aggregate of 14 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them for The Dons and 3 for The Accies. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.

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Team News: Aberdeen

Greg Leigh (Knock) and Tomas Cerny (Surgery) will not be taking part for Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes.

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Team News: Hamilton Academical

Hamilton manager Brian Rice has to currently contend with reduced team options. Jamie Hamilton (Quarantine), Andy Winter (Quarantine) and Lewis Smith (Hamstring Injury) will not be playing here.

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Prediction

We’re of the opinion that Aberdeen will, in all likelihood, be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.

However, Hamilton Academical will not find it easy to score but we do fancy them getting enough chances to score, too.

We’re predicting a pretty comfortable 3-1 margin for Aberdeen at full-time.

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What are the best odds for this match?

In terms of the bookies’ odds on the win-draw-win market, putting your money on Aberdeen can be had for 1.44, backing the game finishing all-square is 4.75 & taking a punt on the win for Hamilton Academical gets you 9.5. They are the best prices available at this very moment.

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