FM Preview: Livingston v East Fife 29 Jan 2011

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History of the Livingston v East Fife fixture

Livingston prepare to entertain East Fife at Almondvale Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Livi have recorded 10 wins, and East Fife have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Almondvale Stadium was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 18 JanEast Fife2 - 4LivingstonSCD2
2010/2011Sat 25 SepLivingston1-1East FifeSCD2
2001/2002Wed 26 SepLivingston3 - 0East FifeSLGC
1998/1999Sat 06 MarEast Fife1 - 1LivingstonSCD2
1998/1999Wed 20 JanLivingston1 - 0East FifeSCD2
1998/1999Sat 31 OctEast Fife2 - 3LivingstonSCD2
1998/1999Sat 05 SepLivingston3 - 1East FifeSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Livingston are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Livi, with 3 goals against.

In complete contrast to Livingston, East Fife are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Fifers have hit 7 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Livingston are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 16 games giving them a return of 31 points. East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 15 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Livingston631210910
East Fife6312171410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Livingston may be coming up against a decent side in East Fife, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Livi. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Livingston Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
East Fife Not won in previous 11 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.