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History of the Elgin City v Arbroath fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Arbroath at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 2 of the previous 3 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, where Arbroath annihilated the City 0-4 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:
2006/2007Wed 07 MarArbroath2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 16 DecElgin City0-4ArbroathSCD3
2006/2007Sat 30 SepArbroath2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Wed 09 AugArbroath0 - 1Elgin CitySLGC
2005/2006Sat 08 AprElgin City4 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 11 FebArbroath0 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 03 DecElgin City2 - 0ArbroathSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Arbroath's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the The Red Lichties pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.

Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 30 matches. Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 55 points from 28 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City6303899
Arbroath651013516

FootyMad's prediction ...

City are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Arbroath will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 27 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
Arbroath 4 successive away victories.
13 games since last away draw.
11 games since last defeat.