FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Dunfermline Athletic 30 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 29th April 2011
The game between Greenock Morton and Dunfermline Athletic in the Scottish Division One on 30th April 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Greenock Morton v Dunfermline Athletic fixture
Greenock Morton prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 15 of the 39 previous games, with the The 'Ton winning just 12.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cappielow Park was earlier this season, the The 'Ton carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Mar||Dunfermline A.||1 - 3||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Morton||2-1||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 14 Aug||Dunfermline A.||2 - 0||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Apr||Dunfermline A.||4 - 1||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Feb||Morton||1 - 2||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Dunfermline A.||3 - 1||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Morton||0 - 2||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Greenock Morton have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
The away form of Dunfermline Athletic however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Pars, and 7 goals against.
Greenock Morton's 43 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
Dunfermline Athletic are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 34 games giving them a return of 64 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the The 'Ton at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Pars come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Greenock Morton||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Dunfermline Athletic||Undefeated in last 8 away games.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here