FootyMAD's East Fife match preview

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History of the Elgin City v East Fife fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain East Fife at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 4 of the 9 previous games, with the City winning just 3.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, with East Fife inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the City 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:
2005/2006Sat 07 JanEast Fife1 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 01 OctElgin City1-2East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Sat 09 AprEast Fife1 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 26 MarEast Fife2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 12 FebElgin City2 - 1East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Sat 02 OctElgin City2 - 1East FifeSCD3
2002/2003Sat 05 AprEast Fife5 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the City in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of East Fife is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Fifers have hit 7 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 27 points from their 22 games played so far, East Fife lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 29 from their 23 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City64119513
East Fife61057143

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against East Fife is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the City in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
East Fife Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.