FM Preview: Arbroath v Alloa Athletic 27 Feb 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 26th February 2013
The game between Arbroath and Alloa Athletic in the Scottish Division Two on 27th February 2013 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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
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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
|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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