FM Preview: East Fife v Alloa Athletic 06 Nov 2010

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History of the East Fife v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Ath. face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Wasps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Alloa Ath. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Fifers in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 14 AugAlloa Ath.3 - 2East FifeSCD2
2009/2010Sat 03 AprEast Fife0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2009/2010Sat 13 FebAlloa Ath.2 - 0East FifeSCD2
2009/2010Sat 05 DecEast Fife0 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2009/2010Sat 03 OctAlloa Ath.0 - 0East FifeSCD2
2008/2009Sat 18 AprEast Fife0 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 21 FebAlloa Ath.0 - 1East FifeSCD2

Recent respective form guides

East Fife have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Fifers in those games, with 11 conceded.

Alloa Ath. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Wasps's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 11 matches. Alloa Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 18 from their 11 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Fife60247152
Alloa Ath.6222778

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Wasps has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to East Fife. Away win

Sequence statistics:
East Fife Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Alloa Ath. 6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.