FM Preview: Arbroath v Alloa Athletic 12 Jan 2013

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Last updated : 11 January 2013

Footymad preview History of the Arbroath v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Athletic pack their bags to visit Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 86 games played, Wasps have recorded 22 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 35 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Gayfield Park was within the last three years, in March 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Arbroath have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Alloa Athletic have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Wasps have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 22 points from their 16 games so far.

Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 32 points from 16 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arbroath 6 2 1 3 7 11 7
Alloa Athletic 6 3 1 2 8 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Wasps has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Arbroath. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arbroath 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Alloa Athletic Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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Alloa Athletic Match Reports

Scottish Division 1 Sat 12th August 15:00

East Fife 1 - 0 Alloa Athletic

Last game - Match Centre


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