FM Preview: Arbroath v Alloa Athletic 27 Feb 2013

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Last updated : 26 February 2013

Footymad preview History of the Arbroath v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Athletic pack their bags to visit Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 78 games played, Wasps have recorded 19 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 33 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 23 Feb Alloa Ath. 0 - 1 Arbroath Scottish Division Two
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

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, 8 to 6.

Alloa Athletic have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Wasps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Arbroath's total of 35 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

Alloa Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 45 points from 25 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arbroath 6 3 0 3 5 5 9
Alloa Athletic 6 2 3 1 8 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Alloa Athletic only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Gayfield Park will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arbroath 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Alloa Athletic No sequences of note

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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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