FootyMAD's Dumbarton match preview

Last updated : 09 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arbroath v Dumbarton fixture

Arbroath prepare to entertain Dumbarton at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Lichties are clearly on top, having won 34 and lost only 15 of the 61 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw 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:
2006/2007Sat 28 OctArbroath0-0DumbartonSCD3
2006/2007Sun 03 SepDumbarton0 - 2ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 10 DecArbroath1 - 0DumbartonSFAC
2004/2005Sat 30 AprDumbarton3 - 0ArbroathSCD2
2004/2005Sat 26 FebArbroath2 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 16 OctDumbarton1 - 3ArbroathSCD2
2004/2005Sat 14 AugArbroath0 - 2DumbartonSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These games have seen the The Red Lichties score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 51 points from 26 games. Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 42 from their 25 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arbroath may be coming up against a decent side in Dumbarton, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Red Lichties. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Dumbarton Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.