FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 02 April 2004 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 15 and win only 5 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 6 - 4 thriller, in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 31 JanArbroath2 - 2MortonSCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Red Lichties's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Morton are holding the final promotion place in the Bells Scottish Division Two, and have accumulated 52 points from the 28 games they have played so far. Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 33 points from their 29 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Morton may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Morton Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arbroath Undefeated in last 3 away games.
5 games since last defeat.