Arbroath prepare to entertain Cowdenbeath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 55 games played, Red Lichties have recorded 26 wins, and Cowdenbeath have come away with 16 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 06 Dec||Cowdenbeath||3 - 2||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Arbroath||0-3||Cowdenbeath||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 28 Mar||Arbroath||2 - 0||Cowdenbeath||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 07 Feb||Cowdenbeath||3 - 1||Arbroath||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 13 Dec||Arbroath||3 - 2||Cowdenbeath||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 18 Oct||Cowdenbeath||0 - 4||Arbroath||SCD3|
|1996/1997||Sat 15 Mar||Cowdenbeath||1 - 1||Arbroath||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Red Lichties have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 7.
Cowdenbeath have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Blue Brazil's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 25 points from their 20 games so far. Cowdenbeath are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 40 points from 20 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Arbroath are starting to turn Gayfield Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw
|Arbroath||Won 5 successive home games.|
9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Cowdenbeath||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.