FootyMAD's Airdrie United match preview

By Footymad Previewer
Last updated : 23 January 2004
History of the Airdrie United v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Airdrie United at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Red Lichties have lost on no less than 18 of the 22 visits.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Diamonds carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 02 DecArbroath1 - 1Airdrie Utd.SCD2
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
1965/1966Sat 30 DecAirdrie Utd.5 - 1ArbroathSC2

Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The Diamonds's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Red Lichties have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Airdrie Utd.'s 26 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 18 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Airdrie Utd.62311189
Arbroath630311149

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Diamonds, as the Red Lichties have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Airdrie Utd. Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Arbroath 8 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.