FM Preview: Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Dunfermline Athletic 17 Apr 2010

Last updated : 16 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline A. face a trip to Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tulloch Caledonian Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pars will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 5 and win only 2 of the 9 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 19 DecDunfermline A.0 - 0Inverness CTSCD1
2009/2010Sat 17 OctInverness CT1 - 1Dunfermline A.SCD1
2009/2010Sat 08 AugDunfermline A.0 - 1Inverness CTSCD1
2006/2007Sat 12 MayInverness CT2 - 1Dunfermline A.SPL
2006/2007Sat 17 MarInverness CT1 - 3Dunfermline A.SPL
2006/2007Sat 23 DecDunfermline A.0 - 0Inverness CTSPL
2006/2007Sat 30 SepInverness CT1 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Inverness Caledonian Thistle are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Caley Thistle have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 7.

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 Pars's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Inverness CT are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 33 games giving them a return of 64 points. Dunfermline A. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 52 points from 33 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Inverness CT660017418
Dunfermline A.6303899

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Inverness CT is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Inverness CT Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Dunfermline A. 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.