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The League One clash at The C&G Systems Stadium on Thursday will see home team Dumbarton playing East Fife.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Dumbarton v East Fife match are shown here - plus the latest betting odds.
Dumbarton will play in this match after a 0-0 League One stalemate vs Montrose.
Under three goals per match were scored during 6 of the past 6 fixtures where Dumbarton have been involved. With regard to the goal distribution during this period, opposing sides scored an aggregate of 5 and The Sons got themselves 1. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Heading into this fixture, Dumbarton have not registered a win against East Fife in their previous 4 matches in the league.
Previously, East Fife drew 2-2 in the League One tie with Partick Thistle.
For East Fife, the scorers were Ryan Wallace (14') and Kevin Smith (17'). Brian Graham (72', 90') was the scorer for Partick Thistle.
During their six most recent matches, Darren Young's East Fife have seen their goal attempts be successful 7 times therefore earning them a goals scored per game average of 1.17.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head clashes going back to 23/02/2019 shows us that Dumbarton have won 2 of these and East Fife 3, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 29 in all at an average of 4.83 goals per match.
The last league clash between these clubs was League One match day 4 on 07/11/2020 when the final score was East Fife 2-1 Dumbarton.
The referee was Steven Reid.
Team News: Dumbarton
Daniel Church (Knock) and Joshua Bradley-Hurst (Knock) will be missing for Dumbarton gaffer Jim Duffy.
Team News: East Fife
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, East Fife boss Darren Young has zero fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
We’re of the opinion that East Fife and Dumbarton may well both score, with little between these two teams.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a draw. We’re therefore tipping a very close game with a 1-1 score draw after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The C&G Systems Stadium (2,020)
Captain: Stuart Carswell
Chairman: John Steele
Manager: Jim Duffy
Competitions: League One position 9, Scottish Cup (Third Round)
⭐ Star Man: Jaime Wilson
Regularly deployed in the Striker position, Jaime Wilson was born in Inverness, Scotland. Having made a first senior appearance for Dumbarton in the 2020 - 2021 season, the skilful Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this League One 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 11 appearances.