Albion Rovers host visitors Edinburgh City at Cliftonhill Stadium in the League Two match on Saturday.
All Albion Rovers v Edinburgh City game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Albion Rovers enter this match following a 2-2 League Cup drawn result versus Hamilton Academical.
It has not been often in recent times that Albion Rovers have shown defensive steel. The facts show that The Wee Rovers have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 11 goals on the way.
Looking at their form, and Edinburgh City have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 10 goals overall. In defence, The Citizens seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. That trend might not be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Head to head
Delving into their past head to head meetings going back to 21/09/2019 tells us that these fixtures have not been happy ones for Albion Rovers. They’ve not managed to come away with any victories at all whereas Edinburgh City have been dominant against them, beating them in 83 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 24 in total at an average of 4 goals per match.
Team News: Albion Rovers
Albion Rovers boss Brian Reid will be grateful to have no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game with a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Edinburgh City
Due to a mostly healthy group, there is only the one fitness issue for the Edinburgh City gaffer Gary Naysmith to be concerned with. Stephen Bronsky (Knock) misses out for this game.
In this game, Albion Rovers will manage to find the net against this Edinburgh City side, however a single goal is unlikely to be good enough.
We are therefore anticipating a narrow 1-2 winning score for Edinburgh City at the end of this one. Expecting it to be very competitive.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Cliftonhill Stadium (1,572)
Captain: Aron Lynas
Chairman: Ian Benton
Manager: Brian Reid