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, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning 30.77 of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, with East Fife inflicting a narrow 2-3 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:
2007/2008Sat 03 NovEast Fife4 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 18 AugElgin City2-3East FifeSCD3
2006/2007Sat 03 MarEast Fife3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 04 NovEast Fife1 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 07 OctElgin City2 - 3East FifeSCD3
2006/2007Sat 26 AugElgin City1 - 2East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 01 AprEast Fife0 - 2Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the City, with 8 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 12 goals, and let in 4.

Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 24 points from their 18 games so far. East Fife are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 19 games giving them a return of 46 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City6312111110
East Fife640211612

FootyMad's prediction ...

Elgin City are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of East Fife will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
East Fife 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.