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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Mar||Arbroath||2 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Arbroath||0 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sun 03 Sep||Dumbarton||0 - 2||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Arbroath||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SFAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Apr||Dumbarton||3 - 0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Arbroath||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Oct||Dumbarton||1 - 3||Arbroath||SCD2|
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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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
|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.