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The Championship game at East End Park on Saturday sees home side Dunfermline Athletic doing battle with Inverness C.T..
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Dunfermline Athletic v Inverness C.T. can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Dunfermline Athletic will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 1-2 Championship losing effort in their last game against Dundee United.
The only name on the scoresheet from Dunfermline Athletic was Owen Moffat (53'). Kai Fotheringham (37') and Chris Mochrie (85') scored for Dundee United.
It’s not been often in recent times that Dunfermline Athletic have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that Dunfermline Athletic have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 9 goals in the process.
Pre-game facts show that Dunfermline Athletic:
- haven't won against Inverness C.T. in their last 3 matches in the league.
- have not won at home in their last 2 league matches.
Inverness C.T. come into this meeting following on from a 3-1 Championship win as they beat Ayr United in their last outing.
For Inverness C.T., the goalscorers were David Wotherspoon (32') and Billy McKay (45'). Nick McAllister (43' Own goal) and Jamie Murphy (61') scored for Ayr United.
In the course of their six previous matches, Duncan Ferguson's Inverness C.T. have fired home a total of 8 times therefore giving them the goals scored per game average of 1.33.
A look at their previous results shows us that Inverness C.T.:
- have not registered a win against Dunfermline Athletic in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- have not lost to Dunfermline Athletic when they've played them away from home in the last 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head clashes dating back to 20/03/2021 shows that Dunfermline Athletic have won 1 of these and Inverness C.T. 2, with the tally of drawn games being 3.
A sum of 10 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 4 of them from The Pars and 6 netted by Caley Thistle. That is an average goals per game value of 1.67.
The last league meeting between the two was Championship match day 4 on 02/09/2023 when it finished Inverness C.T. 1-1 Dunfermline Athletic.
The referee was Matthew MacDermid.
Team News: Dunfermline Athletic
Kane Ritchie-Hosler (Ankle surgery) and Matty Todd (Ankle injury) won’t be available for Dunfermline Athletic gaffer James McPake.
Team News: Inverness C.T.
With a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Inverness C.T. boss Duncan Ferguson doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report before this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Inverness C.T. may find it difficult to get anything against this Dunfermline Athletic team who we think should win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
We’re therefore predicting a good tussle with a 1-0 winning margin for Dunfermline Athletic at the end of this one.
Expecting it to be tight.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: East End Park (11,480)
Captain: Kyle Benedictus
Chairman: David Cook
Manager: James McPake
Competitions: Championship position 5
⭐ Key Player: Owen Moffat
Regularly taking up the Left Wing position, Owen Moffat was born in Stirling, Scotland. Having played his first senior match for Celtic in the 2021 - 2022 season, the gifted Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Championship 2023 - 2024 campaign to date coming from a total of 8 appearances.