FM Preview: Arbroath v Annan Athletic 05 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Arbroath v Annan Athletic fixture

Annan Athletic face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Black and Golds won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Arbroath and Annan Athletic at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Annan Ath. 1 - 2 Arbroath Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Arbroath 0-2 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Red Lichties, with 7 goals against.

The Black and Golds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Black and Golds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 42 points from 23 games.

Annan Athletic's total of 36 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arbroath 6 4 1 1 14 8 13
Annan Athletic 6 2 2 2 9 11 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Annan Athletic are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Gayfield Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arbroath 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Annan Athletic 4 games since last away draw.

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