FM Preview: Cowdenbeath v East Fife 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cowdenbeath v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Cowdenbeath at Central Park on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 52 games played, Fifers have recorded 16 wins, and Cowdenbeath have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Blue Brazil edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov East Fife 1 - 3 Cowdenbeath Scottish Division Two
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Cowdenbeath 3-2 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 06 Mar Cowdenbeath 6 - 2 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 16 Jan East Fife 2 - 2 Cowdenbeath Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Cowdenbeath 2 - 1 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug East Fife 1 - 1 Cowdenbeath Scottish Division Two
2005/2006 Tue 21 Mar Cowdenbeath 4 - 1 East Fife Scottish Division Three

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

Recent respective form guides

Cowdenbeath are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Blue Brazil have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

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 9 goals for and 8 against.

Cowdenbeath are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 17 games giving them a return of 35 points.

East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 15 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cowdenbeath 6 3 3 0 10 3 12
East Fife 6 3 0 3 12 10 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Blue Brazil. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cowdenbeath Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
East Fife 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.

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