FootyMAD's Arbroath match preview

Last updated : 15 October 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Dumbarton v Arbroath fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Arbroath at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 55 games played, Sons have recorded 26 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2004, the Sons carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 14 AugArbroath0 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 08 MayArbroath0 - 3DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 06 MarDumbarton1-0ArbroathSCD2
2003/2004Sat 25 OctArbroath2 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 16 AugDumbarton1 - 1ArbroathSCD2
1997/1998Sat 21 MarDumbarton1 - 2ArbroathSCD3
1997/1998Sat 31 JanArbroath2 - 2DumbartonSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Sons have scored 4, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Red Lichties have hit 8 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 9 matches. Arbroath find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 4 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Dumbarton are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Arbroath 12 games since last away draw.