The Championship tie at Cappielow Park on Saturday will see home side Greenock Morton fighting it out with Ayr United.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Greenock Morton v Ayr United are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Greenock Morton will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 1-0 Championship losing effort in their last game against Dundee.
Jonathan Afolabi (5') was the scorer for Dundee.
In their prior six fixtures, David Hopkin’s Greenock Morton have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 7 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match of 1.17.
Going into this encounter, Greenock Morton haven’t been defeated in their previous 6 home league matches.
In their previous game, Ayr United drew 1-1 in the Championship tie with Inverness C.T..
The only name on the scoresheet from Ayr United was Innes Cameron (57'). Nikolay Todorov (86') scored for Inverness C.T..
The stats tell the story, and Ayr United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 8 goals in total. At the back, The Honest Men have been far from perfect.
A look at their previous results shows us that Ayr United:
- have not been beaten by Greenock Morton when having played them away from home in the previous 4 matches in the league. A very decent away record against them.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 17/11/2018 tells us that Greenock Morton have won 1 of them and Ayr United 2, with the number of drawn matches standing at 3.
A sum of 16 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 of them for The Ton and 9 created by The Honest Men. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
Team News: Greenock Morton
Greenock Morton manager David Hopkin will be grateful not to have any fitness worries at all coming into this match owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Ayr United
In an otherwise healthy group, there’s just a single fitness worry for the Ayr United boss Mark Kerr to be concerned with. Craig Moore (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) won’t be playing here.
We’re of the opinion that Greenock Morton will have a tough ask to hit the back of the net against this Ayr United team who we think will score at least once to gain the upper hand.
We’ve gone for a narrow 0-1 win for Ayr United when the full-time whistle blows.
Hoping for a good game.
What are the best odds for the game?
Looking at the bookies’ prices in the 90 min. result market, victory for Greenock Morton can be had for 3.1, going for the draw is 3.52 and betting on the winner to be Ayr United gets you 2.38. They are the best of the returns that can be secured as of now.