FM Preview: Arbroath v Clyde 19 Feb 2011

Last updated : 18 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arbroath v Clyde fixture

Clyde face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 36 games played, Bully Wee have recorded 13 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the The Red Lichties edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 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:
2010/2011Sat 16 OctArbroath3 - 2ClydeSCD3
2009/2010Sat 03 AprClyde0 - 2ArbroathSCD2
2009/2010Sat 13 FebArbroath2 - 0ClydeSCD2
2009/2010Sat 05 DecClyde1 - 0ArbroathSCD2
2009/2010Wed 14 OctArbroath0 - 3ClydeSCD2
2002/2003Sat 10 MayClyde4 - 2ArbroathSCD1
2002/2003Sat 08 FebArbroath1 - 2ClydeSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the The Red Lichties in those games, with 10 conceded.

The away form of Clyde is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Bully Wee have hit 6 goals, 21 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arbroath are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 21 games giving them a return of 39 points. Clyde find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 10 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bully Wee are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Arbroath. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Clyde Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.