FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Motherwell 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Dunfermline Athletic and Motherwell in the Scottish Premier on 3rd March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Motherwell fixture
Dunfermline Athletic prepare to entertain Motherwell at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 58 games played, Pars have recorded 27 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 20 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at East End Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 24 Jan||Motherwell||3 - 1||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||Dunfermline A.||2-4||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2006/2007||Mon 07 May||Dunfermline A.||4 - 1||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Motherwell||2 - 0||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Dunfermline A.||0 - 2||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||Motherwell||2 - 1||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Apr||Motherwell||2 - 3||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dunfermline Athletic's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Pars have scored 6, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.
Motherwell's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the 'Well have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dunfermline Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 19 points.
Motherwell's total of 48 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Pars at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the 'Well come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Dunfermline Athletic||Failed to win in previous 15 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Motherwell||Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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