FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview

Last updated : 12 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the East Stirlingshire v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Firs Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 56 games played, The Red Lichties have recorded 21 wins, and East Stirling 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 11 NovArbroath1 - 2East StirlingSCD3
2006/2007Sat 16 SepEast Stirling0 - 2ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 29 AprArbroath2 - 1East StirlingSCD3
2005/2006Sat 25 FebEast Stirling0 - 4ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 26 NovArbroath7 - 2East StirlingSCD3
2005/2006Sat 20 AugEast Stirling3 - 1ArbroathSCD3
1997/1998Sat 02 MayEast Stirling1 - 1ArbroathSCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Stirlingshire's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Shire have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 0 of their own chances.

Arbroath's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Red Lichties, and 4 goals against.

East Stirling find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 21 points. Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 52 points from 27 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Lichties have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Firs Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
East Stirling Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Arbroath 3 successive away victories.
12 games since last away draw.
10 games since last defeat.