FootyMAD's East Fife match preview

Last updated : 14 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Peterhead v East Fife fixture

Peterhead prepare to entertain East Fife at Balmoor Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 3 of the 8 previous games, with the Blue Toon winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Balmoor Stadium was earlier this season, with Peterhead running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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:
2004/2005Sat 06 NovEast Fife0 - 2PeterheadSCD3
2004/2005Sat 04 SepPeterhead2-0East FifeSCD3
2003/2004Sat 20 DecPeterhead0 - 2East FifeSFAC
2002/2003Sat 26 AprEast Fife0 - 2PeterheadSCD3
2002/2003Sat 21 DecPeterhead2 - 2East FifeSCD3
2002/2003Sat 26 OctEast Fife3 - 3PeterheadSCD3
2002/2003Sat 03 AugPeterhead0 - 2East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Peterhead are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Blue Toon have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 6.

East Fife have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Fifers have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Peterhead are holding the final promotion place in the Bells Scottish Division Three, and have accumulated 50 points from the 19 games they have played so far. East Fife see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 22 points from their 19 games played so far,

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

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

Peterhead may be coming up against a decent side in East Fife, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Blue Toon. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Peterhead Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
East Fife Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.