FM Preview: Arbroath v Airdrie United 29 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Arbroath and Airdrie United at 19:45 on 29th February 2012 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Arbroath v Airdrie United fixture
Airdrie United face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Diamonds have recorded 4 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Arbroath running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Airdrie Utd.||2 - 1||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Red Lichties in those games, with 8 conceded.
Airdrie United have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 50 points from 25 games.
Airdrie United see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 28 points from their 25 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Airdrie United have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Arbroath may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Arbroath||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Airdrie United||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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