FootyMAD's Alloa Athletic match preview

Last updated : 07 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Arbroath v Alloa Athletic fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 13 SepAlloa2 - 2ArbroathSCD2
2002/2003Sat 03 MayArbroath0-1AlloaSCD1
2002/2003Tue 25 FebAlloa3 - 2ArbroathSCD1
2002/2003Sat 26 OctArbroath0 - 1AlloaSCD1
2002/2003Sat 10 AugAlloa0 - 3ArbroathSCD1
1999/2000Sat 01 AprAlloa2 - 1ArbroathSCD2
1999/2000Tue 28 MarArbroath2 - 0AlloaSCD2

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Arbroath only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
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.