FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v Albion Rovers fixture

Montrose prepare to entertain Albion Rovers at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 69 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 31 wins, and Albion Rvs. have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park Ground was earlier this season, the Gable Endies carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 28 OctAlbion Rvs.3 - 1MontroseSCD3
2006/2007Sun 03 SepMontrose2-1Albion Rvs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 22 AprAlbion Rvs.1 - 1MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Sat 18 FebMontrose2 - 2Albion Rvs.SCD3
2005/2006Tue 25 OctAlbion Rvs.1 - 1MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Sat 13 AugMontrose0 - 2Albion Rvs.SCD3
2004/2005Sat 05 MarAlbion Rvs.1 - 2MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Gable Endies have conceded a disappointing 11 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 1 of their own chances.

Albion Rvs.'s away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Wee Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 20 points from their 20 games played so far, Albion Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 30 from their 21 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Links Park Ground for the Gable Endies and the Madmen are unable to see past Albion Rvs. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Been beaten in each of their previous 5 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Albion Rvs. 7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.