Arbroath play host to Albion Rovers at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Lichties are clearly on top, having won 36 and lost only 14 of the 64 games.
The last time the two teams met at Arbroath was back in December 1997, over five years ago, with Arbroath running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 Aug||Albion Rvs.||2 - 2||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Dec||Albion Rvs.||0 - 1||Arbroath||SFAC|
|1997/1998||Wed 29 Apr||Albion Rvs.||0 - 2||Arbroath||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 04 Apr||Albion Rvs.||0 - 1||Arbroath||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 20 Dec||Arbroath||3-1||Albion Rvs.||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 04 Oct||Arbroath||3 - 0||Albion Rvs.||SCD3|
|1996/1997||Sat 19 Apr||Albion Rvs.||1 - 2||Arbroath||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Red Lichties's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Albion Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Wee Rovers have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 10 points from their 10 games so far. Albion Rvs. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 5 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Red Lichties's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Albion Rvs.. Home Win
|Arbroath||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.|
|Albion Rvs.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.