FM Preview: Alloa Athletic v Arbroath 23 Feb 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 22nd February 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Alloa Athletic and Arbroath at 15:00 on 23rd February 2013 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Alloa Athletic v Arbroath fixture
Alloa Athletic prepare to entertain Arbroath at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 79 games played, Wasps have recorded 32 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 23 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Park was earlier this season, with Arbroath inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Wasps in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 25 Aug||Alloa Ath.||2-3||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Arbroath||0 - 0||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 30 Jan||Alloa Ath.||1 - 0||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Wed 02 Dec||Arbroath||2 - 2||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||Alloa Ath.||0 - 1||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Mar||Alloa Ath.||2 - 0||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Arbroath||1 - 0||Alloa Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Alloa Athletic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Wasps in those games, with 5 conceded.
In complete contrast to Alloa Athletic, Arbroath are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Red Lichties have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 45 points from 24 games.
Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 32 from their 24 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Alloa Athletic may be coming up against a decent side in Arbroath, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Wasps. Home Win
|Alloa Athletic||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Arbroath||6 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here