FM Preview: East Fife v Queen of the South 02 Mar 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 1st March 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between East Fife and Queen of the South at 15:00 on 2nd March 2013 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the East Fife v Queen of the South fixture
Queen of the South face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 60 games played, Doonhamers have recorded 19 wins, and East Fife have come away with 30 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bayview Stadium was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sun 28 Oct||Queen o.t.S.||1 - 0||East Fife||Scottish Division Two|
|2012/2013||Sat 18 Aug||East Fife||0-0||Queen o.t.S.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Sep||Queen o.t.S.||5 - 0||East Fife||Scottish Challenge Cup|
|2007/2008||Wed 08 Aug||East Fife||1 - 0||Queen o.t.S.||Scottish League Cup|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||East Fife||0 - 1||Queen o.t.S.||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1998/1999||Sat 03 Apr||Queen o.t.S.||2 - 0||East Fife||Scottish Division Two|
|1998/1999||Sun 17 Jan||East Fife||0 - 1||Queen o.t.S.||Scottish Division Two|
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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.
The away form of Queen of the South however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Doonhamers scoring 17 and conceding 5.
East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 25 matches.
Queen of the South are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 25 games giving them a return of 66 points.
Current overall team form
|Queen of the South||6||5||1||0||16||2||16|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Doonhamers have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Bayview Stadium with an easy victory. Away win
|East Fife||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Queen of the South||4 successive away victories.
12 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here