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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Jan||Arbroath||1 - 2||Berwick Rgrs.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Berwick Rgrs.||3 - 0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Arbroath||1 - 0||Berwick Rgrs.||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Sep||Berwick Rgrs.||4 - 2||Arbroath||SLC|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Arbroath||2 - 0||Berwick Rgrs.||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Tue 17 Apr||Berwick Rgrs.||1 - 0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||Arbroath||0 - 2||Berwick 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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|Berwick Rgrs.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Arbroath||5 games since last away draw.|