FootyMAD's East Fife match preview

Last updated : 27 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arbroath v East Fife fixture

Arbroath prepare to entertain East Fife at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Lichties are clearly on top, winning 54.55% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 17 FebEast Fife1 - 2ArbroathSCD3
2006/2007Sat 30 DecArbroath1-1East FifeSCD3
2006/2007Sat 19 AugEast Fife2 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 22 AprEast Fife0 - 3ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 18 FebArbroath2 - 1East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Fri 07 OctEast Fife1 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 13 AugArbroath1 - 0East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the The Red Lichties, with 6 goals against.

East Fife's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Fifers pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.

Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 70 points from 35 games. East Fife's total of 64 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Fife650112615

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Lichties are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
East Fife 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.