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 62 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was less than a year ago, in March 2007, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 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:|
|2006/2007||Tue 03 Apr||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Arbroath||SCD3|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.
Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Sons's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Arbroath see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 0 points from their 2 games played so far, Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 3 from their 2 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the The Red Lichties. Score draw
|Arbroath||9 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
|Dumbarton||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.