FootyMAD's Hamilton Academical match preview

Last updated : 26 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Hamilton Academical v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Saturday afternoon, 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 20 and win only 6 of the 34 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Hamilton Ac. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 14 FebArbroath0 - 2Hamilton Ac.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 22 NovHamilton Ac.2 - 0ArbroathSCD2
2003/2004Sat 30 AugArbroath2 - 2Hamilton Ac.SCD2
1999/2000Sat 15 AprArbroath1 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD2
1999/2000Sat 05 FebHamilton Ac.2 - 2ArbroathSCD2
1999/2000Sat 27 NovArbroath1 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD2
1999/2000Sat 02 OctHamilton Ac.2 - 2ArbroathSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

The Red Lichties have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Red Lichties's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Hamilton Ac. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 41 points from 27 games. Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 29 points from their 27 games thus far.

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

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Red Lichties to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Ac. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arbroath Not won in previous 3 away matches.