Arbroath travel to take on Montrose at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 50 games played, Red Lichties have recorded 14 wins, and Montrose have come away with 24 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Montrose was back in December 1997, over five years ago, the Gable Endies carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1997/1998||Sat 25 Apr||Arbroath||4 - 2||Montrose||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 27 Dec||Montrose||1 - 0||Arbroath||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 25 Oct||Arbroath||1 - 2||Montrose||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 23 Aug||Montrose||0 - 3||Arbroath||SCD3|
|1996/1997||Sat 12 Apr||Arbroath||1 - 1||Montrose||SCD3|
|1996/1997||Sat 15 Feb||Montrose||1 - 0||Arbroath||SCD3|
|1996/1997||Sat 09 Nov||Arbroath||1 - 2||Montrose||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Montrose have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Gable Endies's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Red Lichties have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Montrose are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 3 matches. Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 4 from their 3 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Red Lichties out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Montrose. Away win
|Montrose||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Arbroath||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.