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Albion Rovers will host visiting club Forfar Athletic at The Reigart Stadium in the League Two clash on Saturday.
Our Albion Rovers v Forfar Athletic predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Albion Rovers are hoping to win again after their last result, the 0-4 League Two victory versus Stranraer.
For Albion Rovers, the goals were scored by Charlie Reilly (45', 56'), Joe Bevan (48') and Callum Wilson (54').
A common trait of recent Albion Rovers games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
From their prior 6 clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on both teams scoring would have been a losing one. While that may be of interest, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern shall be replicated in this upcoming game or not.
Going into this one, Albion Rovers have not beaten Forfar Athletic in their last 9 league matches.
Forfar Athletic head into the match after a 2-1 League Two win versus Dumbarton in their last match.
The only scorer from Forfar Athletic was Ben Armour (58', 67'). Ally Love (76') was the scorer for Dumbarton.
Ray McKinnon's Forfar Athletic have slotted home a total of 9 times in the course of their most recent sextet of matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during the equivalent period equals 5.
Heading into this contest, Forfar Athletic haven't been defeated by Albion Rovers when having played them away from home in the previous 5 matches in the league. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
Head to head
An inspection of past results between these clubs going back to 25/09/2021 shows that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for Albion Rovers. They’ve not been able to come away with any wins whatsoever while Forfar Athletic have simply been better than them, winning in 83 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
A combined sum of 14 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 3 for The Wee Rovers and 11 belonging to The Loons. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
The last league match between these clubs was League Two match day 16 on 03/12/2022 when the final score was Forfar Athletic 1-0 Albion Rovers.
The referee was Jordan Curran.
Team News: Albion Rovers
The Albion Rovers manager Brian Reid has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match with a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Forfar Athletic
Owing to a fully injury-free group ready to go, the Forfar Athletic manager Ray McKinnon doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
It seems to us that Forfar Athletic and Albion Rovers may both struggle to make a breakthrough here.
At this stage, it appears to have the makings of a possible draw. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a hard-fought 0-0 score at the end of this one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Reigart Stadium (1,572)
Captain: Sean Fagan
Chairman: Ian Benton
Manager: Brian Reid
Competitions: League Two position 9
🔑 Star Man: Charlie Reilly
Usually taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Charlie Reilly was born in Scotland. After having made a senior debut playing for Albion Rovers in the 2022 - 2023 season, the accomplished Midfielder has managed 13 league goals in the League Two 2022 - 2023 campaign so far from a total of 20 appearances.