FootyMAD's East Fife match preview

Last updated : 30 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the East Fife v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gable Endies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 35 and win only 10 of the 61 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with East Fife running out comfortable 2 - 0 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 27 JanMontrose3 - 3East FifeSCD3
2006/2007Sat 25 NovEast Fife2 - 0MontroseSCD3
2006/2007Sat 09 SepMontrose1 - 0East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 29 AprMontrose0 - 2East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 25 FebEast Fife4 - 0MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Sat 31 DecMontrose3 - 1East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 20 AugEast Fife3 - 2MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Fife have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Fifers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Montrose is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Gable Endies have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Fife's total of 55 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 28 points from their 31 games played so far,

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

Gable Endies are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against East Fife. Home win

Sequence statistics:
East Fife 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Montrose An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.