FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arbroath v Albion Rovers fixture

Arbroath prepare to entertain Albion Rovers at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Lichties are clearly on top, having won 38 and lost only 16 of the 68 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, the The Red Lichties carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovAlbion Rvs.1 - 3ArbroathSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the The Red Lichties score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Albion Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Wee Rovers, and 8 goals against.

Arbroath's total of 35 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. Albion Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 36 points from 23 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Lichties go into their game against Albion Rvs. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Albion Rvs. 8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.