FM Preview: East Fife v Dumbarton 21 Feb 2012

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Last updated : 20 February 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
East Fife 6 3 2 1 10 4 11
Dumbarton 6 5 1 0 11 6 16

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
East Fife Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Dumbarton Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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