FootyMAD's Stenhousemuir match preview

Last updated : 13 October 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stenhousemuir v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Stenhousemuir at Ochilview Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 63 games played, Fifers have recorded 21 wins, and Stenhousemuir have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, 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 05 AugEast Fife0 - 0StenhousemuirSCD3
2005/2006Sat 18 MarEast Fife2 - 1StenhousemuirSCD3
2005/2006Sat 21 JanStenhousemuir4 - 2East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 12 NovEast Fife2 - 3StenhousemuirSCD3
2005/2006Sat 17 SepStenhousemuir2 - 1East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 30 JulEast Fife0 - 4StenhousemuirSCC
2004/2005Sat 12 MarStenhousemuir1 - 2East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Stenhousemuir are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Warriors, with 6 goals against.

East Fife have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Fifers have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stenhousemuir's total of 16 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. East Fife are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 10 games giving them a return of 22 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Fife640211612

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Stenhousemuir 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
East Fife 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.