FootyMAD's Dunfermline Athletic match preview

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History of the Airdrie United v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Airdrie Utd. prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, The Diamonds have recorded 22 wins, and Dunfermline A. have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium was just last season, in September 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 23 AugDunfermline A.0 - 0Airdrie Utd.SCD1
2007/2008Tue 18 SepAirdrie Utd.0-2Dunfermline A.SCC
2005/2006Sat 07 JanDunfermline A.3 - 4Airdrie Utd.SFAC
1999/2000Sat 29 AprDunfermline A.1 - 0AirdrieoniansSCD1
1999/2000Sat 26 FebAirdrieonians1 - 2Dunfermline A.SCD1
1999/2000Sat 16 OctDunfermline A.0 - 0AirdrieoniansSCD1
1999/2000Sat 14 AugAirdrieonians2 - 2Dunfermline A.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Diamonds in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Pars have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Pars, and 3 goals against.

Airdrie Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 12 points from their 10 games played so far, Dunfermline A. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 18 points from 10 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Airdrie Utd.6204496
Dunfermline A.64209214

FootyMad's prediction ...

Airdrie Utd. are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Dunfermline A. running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Airdrie Utd. 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Dunfermline A. Undefeated in last 5 away games.
7 games since last defeat.