FM Preview: Airdrie United v Arbroath 24 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Airdrie United v Arbroath fixture

Airdrie United prepare to entertain Arbroath at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 19 of the 25 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 29 Feb Arbroath 2 - 2 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division Two
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Airdrie Utd. 3-3 Arbroath Scottish Division Two
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Arbroath 3 - 1 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division Two
2007/2008 Tue 04 Sep Airdrie Utd. 5 - 1 Arbroath Scottish Challenge Cup
2003/2004 Sat 10 Apr Arbroath 0 - 4 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 24 Jan Airdrie Utd. 0 - 1 Arbroath Scottish Division Two
2003/2004 Tue 02 Dec Arbroath 1 - 1 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Diamonds's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 14.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Red Lichties, and 6 goals against.

Airdrie United see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 36 points from their 29 games played so far,

Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 56 points from 29 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Airdrie United 6 2 2 2 7 8 8
Arbroath 6 3 3 0 14 7 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Airdrie United's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Arbroath. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Airdrie United Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Arbroath Undefeated in last 5 away games.
13 games since last defeat.

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