FootyMAD's Berwick Rangers match preview

Last updated : 10 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Berwick Rangers v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Berwick Rangers at Shielfield Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Fifers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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 16 SepEast Fife2 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 15 AprBerwick Rgrs.1 - 1East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Mon 26 DecEast Fife1 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 22 OctBerwick Rgrs.3 - 0East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 06 AugEast Fife0 - 4Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2003/2004Sat 01 MayBerwick Rgrs.1 - 1East FifeSCD2
2003/2004Sat 13 MarEast Fife2 - 2Berwick Rgrs.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Berwick Rangers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Borderers in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Fifers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Fifers, and 4 goals against.

Berwick Rgrs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 20 points from their 13 games so far. East Fife are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 14 games giving them a return of 30 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Berwick Rgrs.6303789
East Fife642012514

FootyMad's prediction ...

Fifers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Berwick Rgrs., believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Berwick Rgrs. Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
East Fife 3 successive away victories.
10 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.