FootyMAD's Airdrie United match preview

Last updated : 01 December 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Arbroath v Airdrie United fixture

Arbroath prepare to entertain Airdrie United at Gayfield Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Red Lichties have the slight edge, having won 7 of the 17 games compared to Airdrie Utd.'s 3 wins.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was two seasons ago, in February 2002, the Red Lichties carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 20 SepAirdrie Utd.2 - 1ArbroathSCD2
2001/2002Sat 20 AprAirdrie Utd.2 - 0ArbroathSCD1
2001/2002Sat 16 FebArbroath2-1Airdrie Utd.SCD1
2001/2002Sat 20 OctAirdrie Utd.3 - 1ArbroathSCD1
2001/2002Sat 11 AugArbroath0 - 6Airdrie Utd.SCD1
1935/1936Sat 30 DecArbroath1 - 1Airdrie Utd.SC1
1935/1936Sat 30 DecAirdrie Utd.3 - 3ArbroathSC1

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Red Lichties's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Airdrie Utd. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Diamonds's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 13 matches. Airdrie Utd.'s 20 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Airdrie Utd.62138127

FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Red Lichties. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Airdrie Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.