FM Preview: East Fife v Albion Rovers 14 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between East Fife and Albion Rovers at 15:00 on 14th April 2012 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the East Fife v Albion Rovers fixture
Albion Rovers face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Wee Rovers 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 at Bayview Stadium was earlier this season, with East Fife running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 11 Feb||Albion Rvs.||1 - 1||East Fife||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Tue 24 Jan||East Fife||2-0||Albion Rvs.||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Albion Rvs.||0 - 3||East Fife||Scottish Division Two|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Apr||Albion Rvs.||2 - 2||East Fife||Scottish Division Three|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Mar||East Fife||0 - 0||Albion Rvs.||Scottish Division Three|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Albion Rvs.||1 - 4||East Fife||Scottish Division Three|
|2007/2008||Sat 06 Oct||East Fife||4 - 0||Albion Rvs.||Scottish Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
East Fife are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Fifers in those games, with 6 conceded.
The away form of Albion Rovers is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Wee Rovers have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
East Fife lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 45 points from their 32 games so far.
Albion Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 32 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Fifers, as the Wee Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|East Fife||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Albion Rovers||16 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.
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