FootyMAD's Arbroath match preview

Last updated : 26 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v Arbroath fixture

Montrose play host to Arbroath at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 24 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 14 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Montrose was back in December 1997, over five years ago, the Gable Endies carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1997/1998Sat 25 AprArbroath4 - 2MontroseSCD3
1997/1998Sat 27 DecMontrose1-0ArbroathSCD3
1997/1998Sat 25 OctArbroath1 - 2MontroseSCD3
1997/1998Sat 23 AugMontrose0 - 3ArbroathSCD3
1996/1997Sat 12 AprArbroath1 - 1MontroseSCD3
1996/1997Sat 15 FebMontrose1 - 0ArbroathSCD3
1996/1997Sat 09 NovArbroath1 - 2MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Gable Endies's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Red Lichties have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 3 matches. Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 4 from their 3 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Montrose's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Arbroath. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Arbroath Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.