FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 21 September 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 39 and lost only 16 of the 70 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Scottish League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 08 AugArbroath4-2Albion Rvs.SLGC
2006/2007Sat 31 MarAlbion Rvs.0 - 3ArbroathSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the The Red Lichties in those games, with 8 conceded.

Albion Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Wee Rovers have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 8 points from their 6 games so far. Albion Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 7 points from their 6 games played so far,

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

Its a close one to call, but I think that The Red Lichties's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Albion Rvs.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Albion Rvs. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.