FM Preview: East Fife v Dumbarton 21 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 20th February 2012
The game between East Fife and Dumbarton in the Scottish Division Two on 21st February 2012 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the East Fife v Dumbarton fixture
Dumbarton face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 41 and win only 15 of the 67 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where Dumbarton annihilated the Sons 0-6 in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Dumbarton||0 - 1||East Fife||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
East Fife have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Fifers, with 8 goals against.
Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Sons have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
East Fife lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 30 points from their 22 games so far.
Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 35 points from 22 games.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Sons has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to East Fife. Away win
|East Fife||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
|Dumbarton||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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