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 70 games played, Red Lichties have recorded 21 wins, and Alloa Ath. have come away with 26 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2004, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Arbroath||0 - 3||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Arbroath||2 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Alloa Ath.||4 - 0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Alloa Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Wasps have scored 11, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.
The Red Lichties have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Red Lichties's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.
Alloa Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 16 matches. Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 13 points from their 16 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.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Arbroath||5 games since last defeat.|