Arbroath prepare to entertain Alloa Athletic at Gayfield Park on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Red Lichties have the slight edge, having won 27 of the 67 games compared to Alloa's 18 wins.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was less than a year ago, in May 2003, with Alloa inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Red Lichties in a Scottish Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Sep||Alloa||2 - 2||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 03 May||Arbroath||0-1||Alloa||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Tue 25 Feb||Alloa||3 - 2||Arbroath||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Arbroath||0 - 1||Alloa||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Alloa||0 - 3||Arbroath||SCD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 01 Apr||Alloa||2 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
|1999/2000||Tue 28 Mar||Arbroath||2 - 0||Alloa||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Red Lichties have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Alloa have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Wasps have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 11 matches. Alloa are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 9 points from their 11 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Arbroath only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Arbroath||6 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Alloa||10 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.