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History of the Alloa Athletic v Arbroath fixture

Alloa Ath. prepare to entertain Arbroath at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 77 games played, Wasps have recorded 31 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Park was earlier this season, with Arbroath inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Wasps in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 02 DecArbroath2 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Wasps's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Alloa Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 31 points from 18 games. Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 19 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Alloa Ath.641110613
Arbroath60247132

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Wasps's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Arbroath. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Arbroath Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.