The Championship match at Palmerston Park on Saturday sees home team Queen Of The South playing against opponents Dunfermline Athletic.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Queen Of The South v Dunfermline Athletic can be found here - along with the latest match odds.
Queen Of The South
Queen Of The South are hoping to win again following the 2-3 Championship victory vs Dundee.
For Queen Of The South, the goals were scored by Ayo Obileye (2'), Rhys Breen (37') and Willie Gibson (78'). Jason Cummings (51') and Jordan Marshall (82') scored for Dundee.
Queen Of The South haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They’ve claimed a sum of 10 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 8.
Their previous form shows that Queen Of The South:
- have left without a victory over Dunfermline Athletic in their previous 5 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 home league matches.
Dunfermline Athletic come into this meeting after a 2-1 Championship win to beat Alloa Athletic in their previous fixture.
The only player to score from Dunfermline Athletic was Craig Wighton (14', 58'). Kevin Cawley (44') was the scorer for Alloa Athletic.
Stevie Crawford's Dunfermline Athletic have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 6 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during the equivalent period adds up to 5.
Their previous form shows that Dunfermline Athletic:
- have not been beaten by Queen Of The South when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- have not won away from home in their last 7 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 20/04/2019 shows that Queen Of The South have won 1 of these and Dunfermline Athletic 3, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
19 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 8 for The Doonhamers and 11 created by The Pars. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.17.
The previous league game featuring these clubs was Championship match day 3 on 31/10/2020 when the final score was Dunfermline Athletic 3-2 Queen Of The South.
The referee was Grant Irvine.
Team News: Queen Of The South
Queen Of The South boss Allan Johnston will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever before this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Dunfermline Athletic
Dunfermline manager Stevie Crawford has to currently contend with reduced team options. Aaron Comrie (Knock), Ryan Dow (Achilles tendon problems) and Lewis Martin (Calf Injury) are not ready for selection.
Our thinking is that Queen Of The South will have their work cut out to get anything against this Dunfermline Athletic team who we think might get the win and a maybe even keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore expecting a hard-fought 0-1 victory for Dunfermline Athletic at full-time.
Expecting it to be tight.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Queen Of The South
Stadium: Palmerston Park (8,690)
Captain: Stephen Dobbie
Chairman: Billy Hewitson
Manager: Allan Johnston
Competitions: Championship position 4
🔑 Star Man: Connor Shields
Generally taking up the Striker position, Connor Shields was born in Coatbridge, Scotland. After having played his first senior match for Albion Rovers in the 2016 - 2017 season, the gifted Forward has netted 6 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 13 appearances.