FootyMAD's Berwick Rangers match preview

Last updated : 14 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Berwick Rangers v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Berwick Rangers at Shielfield Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Red Lichties will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 24 and win only 10 of the 42 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Berwick Rgrs. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 17 JanArbroath1 - 2Berwick Rgrs.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 01 NovBerwick Rgrs.3 - 0ArbroathSCD2
2003/2004Sat 09 AugArbroath1 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD2
2002/2003Sat 07 SepBerwick Rgrs.4 - 2ArbroathSLC
2000/2001Sat 28 AprArbroath2 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD2
2000/2001Tue 17 AprBerwick Rgrs.1 - 0ArbroathSCD2
2000/2001Sat 21 OctArbroath0 - 2Berwick Rgrs.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Berwick Rangers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The away form of Arbroath however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Red Lichties, and 10 goals against.

Berwick Rgrs.'s 48 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 40 points from 35 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Berwick Rgrs.63128910

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game which sees both teams in reasonable shape, and one which the Madmen are pretty confident will end up as a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Berwick Rgrs. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arbroath 5 games since last away draw.