FootyMAD's 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 afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 47 games played, Hibees have recorded 12 wins, and Dunfermline A. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 13 AprDunfermline A.1 - 1HibernianSPL
2003/2004Sun 21 DecHibernian1 - 2Dunfermline A.SPL
2003/2004Sat 20 SepDunfermline A.0 - 0HibernianSPL
2002/2003Thu 06 MarHibernian0 - 2Dunfermline A.SFAC
2002/2003Sat 22 FebDunfermline A.1 - 1HibernianSFAC
2002/2003Sat 15 FebHibernian1 - 3Dunfermline A.SPL
2002/2003Sat 30 NovDunfermline A.1 - 1HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Hibernian however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Hibees's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Dunfermline A. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 7 matches. Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 11 points from their 7 games played so far,

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

Hibees have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from East End Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A.Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hibernian3 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.