Arbroath prepare to entertain Stranraer at Gayfield Park on Monday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 29 wins out of 41 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, with Stranraer inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Red Lichties in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Stranraer||2 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 28 Aug||Arbroath||0-1||Stranraer||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Sun 25 Mar||Stranraer||0 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Mar||Arbroath||2 - 1||Stranraer||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Oct||Arbroath||1 - 1||Stranraer||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 26 Aug||Stranraer||2 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 08 Apr||Stranraer||0 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Red Lichties have scored 5, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Stranraer's away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The The Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 16 points from their 19 games thus far. Stranraer are holding the final promotion place in the Bells Scottish Division Two, and have accumulated 39 points from the 18 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Red Lichties at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the The Blues come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Arbroath||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Stranraer||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.|