FootyMAD's Stenhousemuir match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arbroath v Stenhousemuir fixture

Arbroath prepare to entertain Stenhousemuir at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Lichties are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 11 of the 66 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 29 OctStenhousemuir2 - 0ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 10 SepArbroath1-1StenhousemuirSCD3
2004/2005Tue 10 AugStenhousemuir2 - 1ArbroathSLGC
2003/2004Sat 24 AprArbroath1 - 1StenhousemuirSCD2
2003/2004Tue 30 MarStenhousemuir0 - 3ArbroathSCD2
2003/2004Sat 13 DecArbroath2 - 1StenhousemuirSCD2
2003/2004Sat 04 OctStenhousemuir1 - 0ArbroathSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Red Lichties have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.

The Warriors 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 Warriors's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 22 points from their 18 games so far. Stenhousemuir are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 19 games giving them a return of 44 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arbroath are starting to turn Gayfield Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Won 4 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Stenhousemuir 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.