FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Aberdeen 28 Apr 2012

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History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 17 of the 52 previous games, with the hosts winning just 16.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2011/2012Sat 28 JanAberdeen1 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2011/2012Sat 26 NovDunfermline A.3 - 3AberdeenSPL
2011/2012Fri 30 SepAberdeen4 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2010/2011Sun 06 FebAberdeen1 - 0Dunfermline A.SFAC
2008/2009Wed 18 MarAberdeen0 - 0Dunfermline A.SFAC
2008/2009Sat 07 MarDunfermline A.1 - 1AberdeenSFAC
2006/2007Sat 10 FebAberdeen3 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Pars have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Aberdeen's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Dunfermline A. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 34 games have yielded only 21 points. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 39 points from their 34 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline A.60247152

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aberdeen are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A. Failed to win in previous 18 home matches.
Not won in the 12 most recent games.
Aberdeen 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.