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Last updated : 20 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hibernian v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline A. face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road 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 28 and win only 6 of the 48 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 Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 08 NovDunfermline A.3 - 0HibernianSLGC
2005/2006Wed 26 OctDunfermline A.1 - 2HibernianSPL
2005/2006Sat 30 JulHibernian1 - 1Dunfermline A.SPL
2004/2005Sat 19 MarDunfermline A.1 - 4HibernianSPL
2004/2005Sat 18 DecHibernian2 - 1Dunfermline A.SPL
2004/2005Sat 02 OctDunfermline A.1 - 1HibernianSPL
2003/2004Tue 13 AprDunfermline A.1 - 1HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Hibees, with 7 goals against.

Dunfermline A. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Hibernian are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 38 points from 22 games. Dunfermline A. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 22 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dunfermline A. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hibernian may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian 10 games since last home draw.
Dunfermline A. An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.