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Arbroath are going up against away side Greenock Morton at Gayfield Park in the Championship match on Friday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Arbroath v Greenock Morton match are shown here including the latest game odds.
Arbroath won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 4-3 Championship loss in their previous game against Dunfermline Athletic.
For Arbroath, the scorers were Jack Hamilton (33'), Nicky Low (35') and Scott Stewart (82'). Declan McManus (10'), Kevin O'Hara (15') and Craig Wighton (57', 75') scored for Dunfermline Athletic.
Over their past 6 fixtures, Dick Campbell's Arbroath have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 11 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.83.
A look at their previous results shows us that Arbroath:
- haven't lost in the league to Greenock Morton in their previous 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 3 home league matches.
Previously, Greenock Morton drew 1-1 in the Championship match with Alloa Athletic.
The only scorer from Greenock Morton was Markus Fjørtoft (55'). Innes Cameron (49') scored for Alloa Athletic.
The numbers tell their own story, and Greenock Morton have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 8 goals in total. In defence, The Ton could really do with shoring things up.
Their prior results show that Greenock Morton:
- are undefeated by Arbroath when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 19/10/2019, there has been little to separate the clubs with Arbroath winning 2 of those games, Greenock Morton 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
A combined total of 8 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 4 of them for The Red Lichties and 4 for The Ton. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.33.
The last league contest between the two was Championship match day 12 on 30/01/2021 when it finished Greenock Morton 0-1 Arbroath.
The referee was David Dickinson.
Team News: Arbroath
Bobby Linn (Knee Injury) and Gavin Swankie (Knock) won’t be able to feature for Arbroath manager Dick Campbell.
Team News: Greenock Morton
With a fully healthy squad ready to go, Greenock Morton manager Gus MacPherson doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Greenock Morton might well have a job on their hands to score against this Arbroath outfit who we think will likely do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
That’s why our selection here is for a highly competitive game with a 1-0 win for Arbroath when all is said and done.
Hoping for a good game.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Gayfield Park (6,600)
Captain: Mark Whatley
Chairman: Mike Caird
Manager: Dick Campbell
Competitions: Championship position 7
⭐ Star Player: Jack Hamilton
Mostly played in the Striker position, Jack Hamilton was born in Scotland. After having played his first senior match for Livingston in the 2018 - 2019 season, the accomplished Forward has got 8 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 season to date in 13 appearances.