FootyMAD's Dumbarton match preview

Last updated : 02 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 58 games played, The Red Lichties have recorded 17 wins, and Dumbarton have come away with 27 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 10 MarArbroath2 - 2DumbartonSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The The Red Lichties have had a decent run of form away from home recently, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. The The Red Lichties have put away 14 chances in these games, a let in just 3.

Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 47 points from their 31 games so far. Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 64 points from 31 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arbroath are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Dumbarton. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Arbroath 6 successive away victories.
15 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.