FootyMAD Dunfermline Athletic match preview

History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. It couldn't be much closer,Hibees having 12 wins against 16 losses.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Thu 06 MarHibernian0 - 2DunfermlineSFAC
2002/2003Sat 22 FebDunfermline1 - 1HibernianSFAC
2002/2003Sat 15 FebHibernian1 - 3DunfermlineSPL
2002/2003Sat 30 NovDunfermline1 - 1HibernianSPL
2002/2003Wed 11 SepHibernian1 - 4DunfermlineSPL
2001/2002Sat 16 FebHibernian1 - 1DunfermlineSPL
2001/2002Sat 15 DecDunfermline1 - 0HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Pars's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Hibernian however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. While the Hibees have hit 11 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dunfermline's 7 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 7 points from their 5 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline62227108
Hibernian6312101110

FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the Hibees to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Hibernian take away one point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hibernian 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.