FootyMAD's Stirling Albion match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2010 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, 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, with Stirling Alb. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 14 NovEast Fife1 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD2
2009/2010Sat 19 SepStirling Alb.3 - 0East FifeSCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

East Fife have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Fifers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Stirling Alb. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 32 points from 17 games. East Fife see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 21 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stirling Alb.633013912
East Fife62131097

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
East Fife 6 games since last away draw.