FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Arbroath v Greenock Morton fixture

Arbroath prepare to entertain Greenock Morton at Gayfield Park on Saturday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 11 of the 27 previous games, with the Red Lichties winning just 10.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, where Morton annihilated the Red Lichties 0-4 in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 06 DecMorton6 - 4ArbroathSCD2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepArbroath0-4MortonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 02 AugMorton4 - 3ArbroathSCC
1953/1954Sat 30 DecMorton5 - 2ArbroathSC-B
1952/1953Sat 30 DecMorton4 - 0ArbroathSC-B
1949/1950Sat 30 DecMorton3 - 1ArbroathSC-B
1955/1956Sat 30 DecMorton2 - 0ArbroathSC-B

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Ton have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Ton pummel 12 goals, and let in 5.

Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 19 matches. Morton are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, with their 18 games giving them a return of 38 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arbroath are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Morton 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.