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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 74 games played, Wasps have recorded 19 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 32 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 18 OctAlloa Ath.2 - 1ArbroathSCD2
2008/2009Sat 02 AugArbroath4 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2007/2008Wed 15 AugArbroath2 - 0Alloa Ath.SCC
2005/2006Sat 06 MayAlloa Ath.1 - 0ArbroathS23P
2005/2006Wed 03 MayArbroath1 - 1Alloa Ath.S23P
2005/2006Tue 09 AugAlloa Ath.2 - 1ArbroathSLGC
2004/2005Sat 09 AprAlloa Ath.2 - 2ArbroathSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The The Red Lichties's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Alloa Ath. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Wasps have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 21 matches. Alloa Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 21 matches.

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

Not a lot has been going right generally for Alloa Ath. on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Arbroath. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Alloa Ath. Not won in previous 16 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.