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 34 and win only 15 of the 63 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Arbroath||1 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Tue 03 Apr||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Mar||Arbroath||2 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Arbroath||0 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sun 03 Sep||Dumbarton||0 - 2||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Arbroath||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SFAC|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Red Lichties in those games, with 9 conceded.
The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Sons have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 25 points from their 18 games so far. Dumbarton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 19 points from their 19 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Red Lichties, as the Sons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Arbroath||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Dumbarton||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.