FootyMAD's Cowdenbeath match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the East Fife v Cowdenbeath fixture

East Fife prepare to entertain Cowdenbeath at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Fifers have recorded 24 wins, and Cowdenbeath have come away with 14 victories.

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

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 31 OctCowdenbeath2 - 1East FifeSCD2
2009/2010Sat 29 AugEast Fife1-1CowdenbeathSCD2
2005/2006Tue 21 MarCowdenbeath4 - 1East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Mon 02 JanEast Fife2 - 1CowdenbeathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 05 NovCowdenbeath3 - 1East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 27 AugEast Fife1 - 0CowdenbeathSCD3
2004/2005Sat 23 AprCowdenbeath4 - 2East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Fife's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Fifers have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Cowdenbeath however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Blue Brazil, and 3 goals against.

East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 17 matches. Cowdenbeath are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 17 games giving them a return of 34 points.

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

Nothing seems to be going right for the Fifers at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Blue Brazil come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
East Fife Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Cowdenbeath Last drawn game 4 outings ago.