FootyMAD's Arbroath match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arbroath v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Tuesday 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 27 and win only 11 of the 51 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Arbroath running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 04 NovMontrose0 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2006/2007Sat 26 AugArbroath3 - 1MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Tue 21 MarArbroath3 - 0MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Mon 02 JanMontrose0 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 05 NovArbroath2 - 1MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Sat 27 AugMontrose1 - 0ArbroathSCD3
1997/1998Sat 25 AprArbroath4 - 2MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Montrose is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Gable Endies have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arbroath's total of 32 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 20 points from their 19 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Red Lichties, as the Gable Endies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Montrose 8 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.