FootyMAD's Stirling Albion match preview

Last updated : 18 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stirling Albion v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Stirling Albion at Forthbank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 42 games played, Fifers have recorded 14 wins, and Stirling Alb. have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Stirling Alb. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 02 MayEast Fife0 - 3Stirling Alb.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 28 MarStirling Alb.2 - 0East FifeSCD2
2008/2009Sat 13 DecEast Fife0 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 09 AugStirling Alb.1 - 1East FifeSCD2
2002/2003Sat 22 MarStirling Alb.1 - 2East FifeSCD3
2002/2003Tue 11 FebEast Fife2 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD3
2002/2003Sat 23 NovStirling Alb.0 - 0East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

East Fife have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Fifers have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stirling Alb. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 10 points from 5 games. East Fife lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 7 from their 5 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stirling Alb.64028512
East Fife6141877

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Binos, as the Fifers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb. 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
East Fife Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.