Dumbarton are ready to welcome East Fife to Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 37 and lost only 10 of the 60 games.
The previous match played between the two at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2004, the Sons carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Sep||East Fife||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Dumbarton||1-0||East Fife||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Mar||East Fife||1 - 3||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Dumbarton||3 - 1||East Fife||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||East Fife||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Tue 06 Aug||Dumbarton||1 - 0||East Fife||SCC|
|2001/2002||Sat 06 Apr||Dumbarton||2 - 0||East Fife||SCD3|
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 14 goals for the Sons, with 4 goals against.
East Fife have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Fifers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Dumbarton's total of 26 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. East Fife are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 17 games giving them a return of 36 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Dumbarton are starting to turn Strathclyde Homes Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw
|Dumbarton||Won 5 successive home games.|
14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|East Fife||11 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.