FootyMAD's Montrose match preview

Last updated : 08 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Montrose v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Montrose at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 59 games played, Fifers have recorded 24 wins, and Montrose have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 29 AprMontrose0 - 2East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 25 FebEast Fife4 - 0MontroseSCD3
2005/2006Sat 31 DecMontrose3 - 1East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 20 AugEast Fife3 - 2MontroseSCD3
2004/2005Sat 07 MayMontrose2 - 2East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Mon 27 DecEast Fife1 - 0MontroseSCD3
2004/2005Sat 23 OctMontrose2 - 1East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Gable Endies have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The Fifers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Fifers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Montrose lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 7 points from their 5 games so far. East Fife are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 5 games giving them a return of 13 points.

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

East Fife are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Montrose. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
East Fife 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.