FootyMAD's Dunfermline Athletic match preview

Last updated : 27 October 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Hearts prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 37 of the 54 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2006, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 29 JulDunfermline A.1 - 2HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sat 08 AprHearts4-0Dunfermline A.SPL
2005/2006Sat 14 JanDunfermline A.1 - 4HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sat 22 OctHearts2 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2004/2005Sat 05 MarDunfermline A.1 - 1HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 04 DecHearts3 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2004/2005Wed 10 NovDunfermline A.1 - 3HeartsSLGC

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Dunfermline A. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Pars have conceded 5 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Hearts sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 20 points from their 11 games. Dunfermline A. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 11 matches.

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

The current home form displayed by Hearts is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Dunfermline A., I firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the Jambo's. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dunfermline A. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.