FootyMAD's Berwick Rangers match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

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 Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 12 NovArbroath4 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 17 SepBerwick Rgrs.3 - 0ArbroathSCD3
2004/2005Sat 16 AprArbroath2 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 05 FebBerwick Rgrs.2 - 3ArbroathSCD2
2004/2005Sat 04 DecArbroath1 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 25 SepBerwick Rgrs.0 - 3ArbroathSCD2
2003/2004Sat 15 MayBerwick Rgrs.1 - 3ArbroathSCD2

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, 6 to 5.

The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Red Lichties have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Berwick Rgrs. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 38 points from 20 games. Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 25 from their 19 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Berwick Rgrs.6024162

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Arbroath on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Berwick Rgrs.. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Berwick Rgrs. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Arbroath 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.