FootyMAD's Arbroath match preview

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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, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 2 wins from the previous 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Arbroath annihilating their visitors 5 - 0 in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 08 DecElgin City1 - 3ArbroathSCD3
2007/2008Sat 27 OctArbroath5 - 0Elgin CitySFAC
2007/2008Sat 01 SepArbroath4 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 24 MarElgin City0 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2006/2007Wed 07 MarArbroath2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 16 DecElgin City0 - 4ArbroathSCD3
2006/2007Sat 30 SepArbroath2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Red Lichties in those games, with 9 conceded.

Elgin City's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the City have hit 6 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 25 points from their 18 games so far. Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 24 from their 19 games so far.

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

The away form of the City 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 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Elgin City 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.