FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 30 March 2007 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 28 of the 70 previous games, with the hosts winning just 25.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 27 JanArbroath0 - 0Albion Rvs.SCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Albion Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Wee Rovers, with 9 goals against.

Arbroath's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the The Red Lichties pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.

Albion Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 42 points from their 31 games so far. Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 61 points from 30 games.

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

Arbroath are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Albion Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Albion Rvs. No sequences of note
Arbroath 5 successive away victories.
14 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.