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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Arbroath||0 - 2||Hamilton Ac.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 22 Nov||Hamilton Ac.||2 - 0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Arbroath||2 - 2||Hamilton Ac.||SCD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 15 Apr||Arbroath||1 - 1||Hamilton Ac.||SCD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 05 Feb||Hamilton Ac.||2 - 2||Arbroath||SCD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 27 Nov||Arbroath||1 - 1||Hamilton Ac.||SCD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 02 Oct||Hamilton Ac.||2 - 2||Arbroath||SCD2|
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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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
|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.|