FootyMAD's Stenhousemuir match preview

Last updated : 02 February 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stenhousemuir v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Stenhousemuir at Ochilview Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Red Lichties will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Arbroath inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Warriors 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:
2006/2007Sat 02 DecArbroath2 - 0StenhousemuirSCD3
2006/2007Sat 23 SepStenhousemuir1 - 2ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 11 MarStenhousemuir0 - 0ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 14 JanArbroath3 - 2StenhousemuirSCD3
2005/2006Sat 29 OctStenhousemuir2 - 0ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 10 SepArbroath1 - 1StenhousemuirSCD3
2004/2005Tue 10 AugStenhousemuir2 - 1ArbroathSLGC

Recent respective form guides

Stenhousemuir have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Warriors have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Red Lichties, and 4 goals against.

Stenhousemuir see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 33 points from their 22 games played so far, Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 36 from their 21 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for The Red Lichties could well see them head back from Ochilview Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Stenhousemuir 18 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Arbroath 9 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.