FM Preview: Livingston v East Fife 29 Jan 2011

Last updated : 28 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Livingston v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Livingston at Almondvale Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Fifers have recorded 8 wins, and Livingston have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 18 JanEast Fife2 - 4LivingstonSCD2
2010/2011Sat 25 SepLivingston1 - 1East FifeSCD2
2001/2002Wed 26 SepLivingston3 - 0East FifeSLGC
1998/1999Sat 06 MarEast Fife1 - 1LivingstonSCD2
1998/1999Wed 20 JanLivingston1 - 0East FifeSCD2
1998/1999Sat 31 OctEast Fife2 - 3LivingstonSCD2
1998/1999Sat 05 SepLivingston3 - 1East FifeSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Livingston are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Livi, with 3 goals against.

In complete contrast to Livingston, East Fife are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Fifers have hit 7 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Livingston are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 16 games giving them a return of 31 points. East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 15 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Fife6312171410

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Livi, as the Fifers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Livingston Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
East Fife Not won in previous 11 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.