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History of the Arbroath v Alloa Athletic fixture

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 70 games played, Wasps have recorded 19 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 18 DecAlloa Ath.4 - 2ArbroathSCD2
2004/2005Sat 02 OctArbroath0 - 3Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 20 MarArbroath2 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 07 FebAlloa Ath.4 - 0ArbroathSCD2
2003/2004Sat 08 NovArbroath3 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 13 SepAlloa Ath.2 - 2ArbroathSCD2
2002/2003Sat 03 MayArbroath0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Red Lichties have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Alloa Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Wasps, and 9 goals against.

Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 22 points from their 24 games thus far. Alloa Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 30 points from their 21 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Alloa Ath. are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Arbroath. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Alloa Ath. 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.