History of the Ayr United v Arbroath fixture
Ayr United prepare to entertain Arbroath at Somerset Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 30 wins out of 43 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park was earlier this season, with Ayr United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 02 Mar||Arbroath||1 - 4||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2012/2013||Sat 27 Oct||Ayr Utd.||2-0||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2012/2013||Sat 18 Aug||Arbroath||4 - 2||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Arbroath||1 - 3||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sun 25 Jan||Ayr Utd.||2 - 1||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 01 Nov||Arbroath||0 - 3||Ayr Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Ayr Utd.||2 - 1||Arbroath||Scottish Division Two|
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Recent respective form guides
Ayr United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Honest Men's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
The away form of Arbroath however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Red Lichties's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Ayr United see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 41 points from their 34 games played so far,
Arbroath's total of 49 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Ayr United are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Ayr United||9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Arbroath||10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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