FootyMAD's East Fife match preview

Last updated : 10 August 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 53.57% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was less than a year ago, in April 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners 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 28 AprArbroath1-3East FifeSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the The Red Lichties in those games, with 10 conceded.

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 12 goals for and 11 against.

Arbroath lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 0 points from their 1 games so far. East Fife are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 3 points from 1 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Lichties go into their game against East Fife in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
East Fife Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.