FM Preview: Kilmarnock v Dunfermline Athletic 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Kilmarnock v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 58 games played, Pars have recorded 13 wins, and Kilmarnock have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Killie edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Kilmarnock 3-2 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Dunfermline A. 1 - 1 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 02 Dec Kilmarnock 5 - 1 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 09 Sep Dunfermline A. 3 - 2 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 04 Mar Kilmarnock 1 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 03 Dec Dunfermline A. 0 - 1 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Tue 20 Sep Kilmarnock 3 - 4 Dunfermline A. Scottish League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Kilmarnock have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

In complete contrast to Kilmarnock, Dunfermline Athletic are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pars have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Kilmarnock lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 27 points from their 22 games so far.

Dunfermline Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 21 games have yielded only 14 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Kilmarnock 6 2 2 2 6 7 8
Dunfermline Athletic 6 0 1 5 4 17 1

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Kilmarnock Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Dunfermline Athletic Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 10 most recent games.

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