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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 75 games played, Wasps have recorded 19 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 33 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, the The Red Lichties carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 26 SepAlloa Ath.0 - 1ArbroathSCD2
2008/2009Sat 14 MarAlloa Ath.2 - 0ArbroathSCD2
2008/2009Sat 31 JanArbroath1 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath could not have a worse home record, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Red Lichties have conceded a disappointing 18 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 1 of their own chances.

Alloa Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 14 matches. Alloa Ath.'s total of 21 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

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

The away form of the Wasps has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Arbroath. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Been beaten in each of their previous 6 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Alloa Ath. Last drawn game 4 outings ago.