History of the Arbroath v Dumbarton fixture
Dumbarton face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 37 and win only 15 of the 67 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Red Lichties edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4-3 in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Mon 02 Jan||Dumbarton||3 - 2||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Arbroath||4-3||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Dumbarton||3 - 4||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Apr||Dumbarton||0 - 2||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Feb||Arbroath||3 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Arbroath||3 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
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Recent respective form guides
Arbroath are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Red Lichties, with 7 goals against.
The Sons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Sons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.
Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 52 points from 27 games.
Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 45 points from 27 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sons's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Arbroath, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Arbroath||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Dumbarton||Undefeated in last 5 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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