Arbroath prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Lichties are clearly on top, having won 35 and lost only 7 of the 56 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, with East Stirling inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Red Lichties in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Wed 14 Mar||East Stirling||1 - 5||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Arbroath||1-2||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Sep||East Stirling||0 - 2||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Apr||Arbroath||2 - 1||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||East Stirling||0 - 4||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 26 Nov||Arbroath||7 - 2||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||East Stirling||3 - 1||Arbroath||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the The Red Lichties score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
The away form of East Stirling is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Shire have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 55 points from 28 games. East Stirling find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 21 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With the The Red Lichties being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win
|Arbroath||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
|East Stirling||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.