FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 05 December 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Greenock Morton v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Red Lichties will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 5 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Ton edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 SepArbroath0 - 4MortonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 02 AugMorton4 - 3ArbroathSCC
1928/1929Sat 30 DecMorton3 - 0ArbroathSC2
1928/1929Sat 30 DecArbroath1 - 1MortonSC2
1933/1934Sat 30 DecMorton3 - 0ArbroathSC2
1933/1934Sat 30 DecArbroath1 - 4MortonSC2
1934/1935Sat 30 DecMorton0 - 1ArbroathSC2

Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Ton in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Red Lichties have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Morton are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, with their 14 games giving them a return of 31 points. Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Red Lichties are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Morton. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Morton Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arbroath Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 25 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.