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:|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 Nov||Arbroath||3 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Sep||Alloa Ath.||2 - 2||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 03 May||Arbroath||0 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Tue 25 Feb||Alloa Ath.||3 - 2||Arbroath||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Arbroath||0 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Alloa Ath.||0 - 3||Arbroath||SCD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 01 Apr||Alloa Ath.||2 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
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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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
|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.