FootyMAD's Alloa Athletic match preview

Last updated : 17 December 2004 By Footymad Previewer
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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 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:
2004/2005Sat 02 OctArbroath0 - 3Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 20 MarArbroath2 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 07 FebAlloa Ath.4 - 0ArbroathSCD2
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

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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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.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Arbroath 5 games since last defeat.