FootyMAD's Dumbarton match preview

Last updated : 17 August 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 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:
2006/2007Tue 03 AprDumbarton1 - 0ArbroathSCD3
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

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.