FM Preview: Dumbarton v Arbroath 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Arbroath fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Arbroath at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 64 games played, Sons have recorded 30 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, with Arbroath inflicting a narrow 3-4 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2007/2008 Wed 05 Mar Arbroath 0 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Sons's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Red Lichties's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Dumbarton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 19 points from their 16 games played so far,

Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 32 points from 16 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 1 2 3 8 11 5
Arbroath 6 3 3 0 10 7 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Sons of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Arbroath, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Arbroath Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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