FootyMAD's Dunfermline Athletic match preview

Last updated : 18 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dunfermline Athletic v St. Johnstone fixture

St. Johnstone face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints 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 earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 25 NovDunfermline A.2 - 3St. JohnstoneSCC
2007/2008Sat 10 NovSt. Johnstone0 - 0Dunfermline A.SCD1
2007/2008Sun 02 SepDunfermline A.0 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2003/2004Tue 28 OctSt. Johnstone3 - 2Dunfermline A.SLGC
2001/2002Sat 12 JanSt. Johnstone0 - 1Dunfermline A.SPL
2001/2002Sat 27 OctDunfermline A.2 - 1St. JohnstoneSPL
2001/2002Sat 04 AugSt. Johnstone0 - 2Dunfermline A.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Pars have scored 5, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

St. Johnstone have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Dunfermline A.'s 28 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline A.64208214
St. Johnstone642014514

FootyMad's prediction ...

With St. Johnstone only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at East End Park will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
St. Johnstone 7 games since last defeat.