FootyMAD's Hamilton Academical match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Hamilton Academical v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Saturday evening, 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 earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 06 DecEast Fife2 - 3Hamilton Ac.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepHamilton Ac.2 - 2East FifeSCD2
2002/2003Mon 20 JanEast Fife2 - 2Hamilton Ac.SFAC
2002/2003Wed 15 JanHamilton Ac.1 - 1East FifeSFAC
2000/2001Sat 14 AprHamilton Ac.1 - 1East FifeSCD3
2000/2001Tue 27 MarEast Fife1 - 4Hamilton Ac.SCD3
2000/2001Sat 02 DecHamilton Ac.1 - 1East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Accies in those games, with 9 conceded.

East Fife have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Hamilton Ac. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 29 points from 18 games. East Fife's 27 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hamilton Ac.651013616
East Fife6303539

FootyMad's prediction ...

East Fife have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hamilton Ac. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Ac. 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
East Fife 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.