FootyMAD's East Fife match preview

Last updated : 13 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the East Fife v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, Honest Men have recorded 4 wins, and East Fife have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with East Fife running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 22 NovAyr Utd.4 - 2East FifeSCD2
2008/2009Sat 27 SepEast Fife3 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
1995/1996Sat 27 AprAyr Utd.1 - 0East FifeSCD2
1995/1996Sat 24 FebEast Fife1 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD2
1995/1996Sat 28 OctAyr Utd.0 - 1East FifeSCD2
1995/1996Sat 26 AugEast Fife1 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
1985/1986Mon 01 JulEast Fife1 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

East Fife are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Ayr Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Honest Men have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Fife lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 34 points from their 23 games so far. Ayr Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 41 points from 22 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Fife64029712
Ayr Utd.61239135

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
East Fife 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Ayr Utd. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.