FootyMAD's Berwick Rangers match preview

Last updated : 20 April 2007 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 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 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 24 FebArbroath1 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 09 DecBerwick Rgrs.2 - 0ArbroathSFAC
2006/2007Sat 21 OctBerwick Rgrs.3 - 2ArbroathSCD3
2006/2007Sat 12 AugArbroath0 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 18 MarArbroath0 - 2Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 21 JanBerwick Rgrs.2 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 12 NovArbroath4 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Berwick Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Borderers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Arbroath's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the The Red Lichties pummel 12 goals, and let in 3.

Berwick Rgrs. are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 34 games giving them a return of 72 points. Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 70 points from 34 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Berwick Rgrs.65109116

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arbroath are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Berwick Rgrs. Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Arbroath 16 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.