FootyMAD's Arbroath match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v Arbroath fixture

Montrose prepare to entertain Arbroath at Links Park Ground on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 51 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 25 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park Ground was earlier this season, 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:
2005/2006Sat 05 NovArbroath2 - 1MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Sat 27 AugMontrose1-0ArbroathSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Montrose have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Red Lichties have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 19 points from their 18 games played so far, Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 19 from their 17 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Gable Endies. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Montrose 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Arbroath Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 16 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.