FootyMAD's Montrose match preview

Last updated : 03 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Montrose at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 52 games played, The Red Lichties have recorded 15 wins, and Montrose have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, with Arbroath inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Gable Endies in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 26 AugArbroath3 - 1MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Tue 21 MarArbroath3 - 0MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Mon 02 JanMontrose0 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 05 NovArbroath2 - 1MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Sat 27 AugMontrose1 - 0ArbroathSCD3
1997/1998Sat 25 AprArbroath4 - 2MontroseSCD3
1997/1998Sat 27 DecMontrose1 - 0ArbroathSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Arbroath's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the The Red Lichties, and 8 goals against.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 17 points from their 12 games played so far, Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 19 from their 12 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arbroath are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Montrose. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose 9 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Arbroath 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.