FootyMAD's Elgin City match preview

Last updated : 07 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the East Fife v Elgin City fixture

East Fife prepare to entertain Elgin City at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 8 games played, Fifers have recorded 4 wins, and Elgin City have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bayview Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2005, with Elgin City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Fifers 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:
2005/2006Sat 01 OctElgin City1 - 2East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Sat 09 AprEast Fife1-2Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 26 MarEast Fife2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 12 FebElgin City2 - 1East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Sat 02 OctElgin City2 - 1East FifeSCD3
2002/2003Sat 05 AprEast Fife5 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2002/2003Sat 18 JanElgin City0 - 1East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Fife have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the City have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Fife's total of 29 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 18 points from their 18 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Fife63036109
Elgin City63219511

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Fifers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Elgin City. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
East Fife 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Elgin City 6 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.