Alloa Ath. face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 69 games played, Wasps have recorded 18 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 29 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, the Red Lichties carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Arbroath||2 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Alloa Ath.||4 - 0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 Nov||Arbroath||3 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Sep||Alloa Ath.||2 - 2||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 03 May||Arbroath||0 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Tue 25 Feb||Alloa Ath.||3 - 2||Arbroath||SCD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Arbroath||0 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Red Lichties have conceded a disappointing 11 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Alloa Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Wasps have hit 6 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 4 points from their 8 games thus far. Alloa Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 8 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Wasps out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Arbroath. Away win
|Arbroath||Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.|
|Alloa Ath.||11 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.