FM Preview: Arbroath v Montrose 13 Nov 2010

Last updated : 12 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arbroath v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gable Endies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 29 and win only 12 of the 55 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Montrose inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the The Red Lichties in an Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctArbroath2 - 3MontroseSFAC
2010/2011Sat 23 OctMontrose1 - 1ArbroathSFAC
2010/2011Sat 21 AugMontrose3 - 0ArbroathSCD3
2007/2008Sat 01 MarArbroath2 - 1MontroseSCD3
2007/2008Wed 02 JanMontrose5 - 0ArbroathSCD3
2007/2008Sat 10 NovArbroath0 - 0MontroseSCD3
2007/2008Sat 25 AugMontrose3 - 3ArbroathSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Red Lichties in those games, with 8 conceded.

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Gable Endies's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Arbroath's total of 19 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 13 points from their 12 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Arbroath may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Montrose Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.