History of the Dumbarton v East Fife fixture
Dumbarton prepare to entertain East Fife at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 14 of the 69 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 21 Feb||East Fife||1 - 2||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 12 Nov||Dumbarton||3-0||East Fife||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||East Fife||0 - 6||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Mar||Dumbarton||4 - 2||East Fife||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 15 Feb||East Fife||1 - 3||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Dumbarton||4 - 1||East Fife||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||East Fife||6 - 0||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
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Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Sons, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to Dumbarton, East Fife are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Fifers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 45 points from 28 games.
East Fife lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 35 from their 28 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Dumbarton may be coming up against a decent side in East Fife, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Sons. Home Win
|Dumbarton||7 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|East Fife||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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