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Albion Rovers arrive at Glebe Park on Saturday for the League Two game with home side Brechin City.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Brechin City v Albion Rovers can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
Brechin City go into this match after a 1-1 League Two drawn match versus Stenhousemuir.
Brechin City have really struggled up front in more recent games. Their sum of goals equals just 2 against opposition teams during their last 6 fixtures. In those games, The City have also seen the tally of goals scored against them come to 8.
Last time out, Albion Rovers drew 1-1 in the League Two match with Stirling Albion.
The only player to score from Albion Rovers was Matthew Aitken (41'). Andy Ryan (67') scored for Stirling Albion.
It has become apparent that Albion Rovers have made hard work of scoring goals over their previous six clashes, netting the poor return of only 4. In those fixtures, The Wee Rovers have also seen the collective goal tally against them equal 9. Such a pattern might not be continued into this next game, however.
Ahead of this meeting, Albion Rovers haven't beaten Brechin City when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 07/01/2017 shows that Brechin City have won 3 of them & Albion Rovers 2, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 10 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 5 for The City and 5 netted by The Wee Rovers. The average goals per game has been 1.67.
The previous league fixture between the two was League Two match day 3 on 31/10/2020 and the score finished Albion Rovers 0-2 Brechin City.
The match was refereed by Steven Reid.
Team News: Brechin City
Brechin City manager Michael Paton will be happy not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match owing to a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Albion Rovers
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection, Albion Rovers boss Brian Reid has no fitness concerns to report before this game.
In our opinion, Albion Rovers and Brechin City could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We therefore think that it’s going to be a very close game with a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Glebe Park (4,123)
Captain: Jonathan Page
Chairman: Ken Ferguson
Manager: Michael Paton
Competitions: League Two position 10