FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 24 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Albion Rovers v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Albion Rovers at Cliftonhill on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 27 of the 69 previous games, with the hosts winning just 25.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in an Scottish Challenge Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 18 NovArbroath2 - 1Albion Rvs.SFAC
2006/2007Tue 12 SepAlbion Rvs.3 - 3ArbroathSCC
2006/2007Sat 09 SepArbroath2 - 3Albion Rvs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 15 AprArbroath1 - 0Albion Rvs.SCD3
2005/2006Tue 07 MarAlbion Rvs.0 - 2ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 22 OctArbroath1 - 2Albion Rvs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 06 AugAlbion Rvs.2 - 2ArbroathSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Albion Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Wee Rovers in those games, with 13 conceded.

The The Red Lichties have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Red Lichties, and 9 goals against.

Albion Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 18 points from their 14 games played so far, Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 22 from their 14 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Albion Rvs.62131087

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arbroath are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Albion Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Albion Rvs. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Arbroath 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.