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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 12 Nov||Arbroath||4 - 0||Berwick Rgrs.||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Berwick Rgrs.||3 - 0||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Apr||Arbroath||2 - 0||Berwick Rgrs.||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Berwick Rgrs.||2 - 3||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Dec||Arbroath||1 - 1||Berwick Rgrs.||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Berwick Rgrs.||0 - 3||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 May||Berwick Rgrs.||1 - 3||Arbroath||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, 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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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
|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.