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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Thu 06 Mar||Hibernian||0 - 2||Dunfermline||SFAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Feb||Dunfermline||1 - 1||Hibernian||SFAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Hibernian||1 - 3||Dunfermline||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 30 Nov||Dunfermline||1 - 1||Hibernian||SPL|
|2002/2003||Wed 11 Sep||Hibernian||1 - 4||Dunfermline||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 16 Feb||Hibernian||1 - 1||Dunfermline||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Dec||Dunfermline||1 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
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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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
|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.