FM Preview: Arbroath v Queen of the South 16 Mar 2013

Last updated : 15 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Arbroath v Queen of the South fixture

Queen of the South face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 54 games played, Doonhamers have recorded 15 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 26 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, with Queen of the South inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Red Lichties in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 05 Jan Queen o.t.S. 5 - 1 Arbroath Scottish Division Two
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Arbroath 2-3 Queen o.t.S. Scottish Division Two
2012/2013 Sun 14 Oct Queen o.t.S. 2 - 1 Arbroath Scottish Challenge Cup
2012/2013 Sat 01 Sep Queen o.t.S. 6 - 0 Arbroath Scottish Division Two
2002/2003 Sat 12 Apr Arbroath 0 - 0 Queen o.t.S. Scottish Division One
2002/2003 Tue 18 Mar Queen o.t.S. 3 - 0 Arbroath Scottish Division One
2002/2003 Sat 30 Nov Arbroath 1 - 2 Queen o.t.S. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Red Lichties's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Queen of the South however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Doonhamers scoring 19 and conceding 5.

Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 38 points from their 28 games so far.

Queen of the South are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 27 games giving them a return of 72 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arbroath 6 2 0 4 4 9 6
Queen of the South 6 5 1 0 15 3 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Queen of the South are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Arbroath. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arbroath Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Queen of the South 5 successive away victories.
13 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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