FootyMAD's Montrose match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2007 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 60 games played, Fifers have recorded 24 wins, and Montrose have come away with 26 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Gable Endies carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovEast Fife2 - 0MontroseSCD3
2006/2007Sat 09 SepMontrose1 - 0East FifeSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Montrose could not have a worse home record, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Gable Endies have conceded a disappointing 14 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

East Fife's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Fifers, and 8 goals against.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 20 points from their 22 games played so far, East Fife are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 38 points from 22 games.

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

A creditable return from recent away games for Fifers could well see them head back from Links Park Ground with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Been beaten in each of their previous 6 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
East Fife Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.