Dumbarton face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, 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 13 of the 65 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with East Fife annihilating their visitors 6 - 0 in a Scottish Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Dumbarton||4 - 1||East Fife||SCD2|
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||East Fife||6 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Dumbarton||0 - 1||East Fife||SCD2|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||East Fife||2 - 3||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Dumbarton||0 - 3||East Fife||SCD2|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Oct||East Fife||0 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||East Fife||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
East Fife have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 17 goals have been scored by the Fifers in those games, with 12 conceded.
The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Sons have conceded 15 goals in these games, and only hit 0 in reply.
East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 15 matches. Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 16 games have yielded only 13 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Fifers, as the Sons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|East Fife||11 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Dumbarton||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.