FootyMAD's Elgin City match preview

Last updated : 06 October 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Elgin City v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Elgin City at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 11 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with East Fife inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the City 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 26 AugElgin City1 - 2East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 01 AprEast Fife0 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 04 FebElgin City5 - 3East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 07 JanEast Fife1 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 01 OctElgin City1 - 2East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Sat 09 AprEast Fife1 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 26 MarEast Fife2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While City have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

East Fife's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Fifers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 0 points. East Fife are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 9 games giving them a return of 19 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City60065160
East Fife640210512

FootyMad's prediction ...

East Fife are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 9 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
East Fife Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.