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History of the Arbroath v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The City lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Arbroath and Elgin City at was earlier this season, with Arbroath running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 03 DecElgin City2 - 0ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 15 OctArbroath2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Red Lichties have rattled up an impressive 21 goals, and conceded 6.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The City's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 29 points from their 22 games so far. Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 30 from their 23 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Arbroath631291110
Elgin City650113715

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for City could well see them head back from Gayfield Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Won 6 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Elgin City 8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.