FootyMAD's Arbroath match preview

Last updated : 24 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ayr United v Arbroath fixture

Ayr Utd. prepare to entertain Arbroath at Somerset Park, Ayr on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 28 wins out of 41 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, the Honest Men carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 01 NovArbroath0 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 16 AugAyr Utd.2-1ArbroathSCD2
2004/2005Sat 02 AprAyr Utd.2 - 2ArbroathSCD2
2004/2005Sat 29 JanArbroath2 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 27 NovAyr Utd.1 - 1ArbroathSCD2
2004/2005Sat 18 SepArbroath0 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2002/2003Sat 01 MarArbroath1 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Honest Men, with 8 goals against.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The The Red Lichties's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Ayr Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 37 points from 19 games. Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 20 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.62137117

FootyMad's prediction ...

Ayr Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Arbroath, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Honest Men. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Ayr Utd. Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Arbroath 7 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.