FM Preview: Queen of the South v Arbroath 05 Jan 2013

Last updated : 04 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

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

Queen of the South prepare to entertain Arbroath at Palmerston Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Doonhamers are clearly on top, having won 32 and lost only 12 of the 57 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Palmerston Park was earlier this season, the Doonhamers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in an Scottish Challenge Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
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
2002/2003 Sat 28 Sep Queen o.t.S. 2 - 2 Arbroath Scottish Division One
2000/2001 Sat 14 Apr Queen o.t.S. 1 - 0 Arbroath Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Queen of the South are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Doonhamers, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Queen of the South, Arbroath are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Red Lichties have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Queen of the South are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 16 games giving them a return of 41 points.

Arbroath's total of 23 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Queen of the South 6 4 0 2 14 6 12
Arbroath 6 2 2 2 8 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Queen of the South may be coming up against a decent side in Arbroath, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Doonhamers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Queen of the South Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Arbroath Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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