FM Preview: Hibernian v Dunfermline Athletic 07 May 2012

Last updated : 06 May 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Hibernian v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road on Monday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pars will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 30 and win only 7 of the 51 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road was earlier this season, with Dunfermline Athletic inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Hibees in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Dunfermline A. 2 - 3 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Hibernian 0-1 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Dunfermline A. 2 - 2 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Tue 24 Apr Dunfermline A. 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sun 15 Apr Hibernian 0 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sat 07 Apr Dunfermline A. 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 30 Dec Hibernian 2 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Hibernian need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. Hibees have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 1 of their own chances.

The away form of Dunfermline Athletic is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Pars have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hibernian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 36 matches.

Dunfermline Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 36 games have yielded only 25 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hibernian 6 3 1 2 8 7 10
Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 3 2 9 10 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hibees, as the Pars have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hibernian Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Dunfermline Athletic Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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