FootyMAD's Alloa Athletic match preview

Last updated : 06 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Alloa Athletic v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Alloa Athletic at Recreation Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 69 games played, Red Lichties have recorded 21 wins, and Alloa Ath. have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 08 NovArbroath3 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 13 SepAlloa Ath.2 - 2ArbroathSCD2
2002/2003Sat 03 MayArbroath0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD1
2002/2003Tue 25 FebAlloa Ath.3 - 2ArbroathSCD1
2002/2003Sat 26 OctArbroath0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD1
2002/2003Sat 10 AugAlloa Ath.0 - 3ArbroathSCD1
1999/2000Sat 01 AprAlloa Ath.2 - 1ArbroathSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Wasps in those games, with 9 conceded.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Red Lichties have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Alloa Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 20 matches. Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 24 points from their 20 games thus far.

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

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Red Lichties to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Arbroath 3 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.