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East Fife vs Dunfermline Athletic prediction, odds, and free betting tips (09/07/2022)

East Fife and Dunfermline Athletic get ready to meet each other for the first time since 2017 in a fixture that has been dominated by the away side for five consecutive game. Bayview Stadium will be the location for this Scottish League Cup fixture.

East Fife vs Dunfermline Athletic – Best Betting Tips & Predictions

East Fife had a disappointing pre-season friendly matches with the latest for the team finishing as a 7-0 thumping at the hands of Premiership outfit Hearts. Dunfermline have had a very good pre-season so far and manager James McPake watched his team only suffer a narrow loss to Kilmarnock in the recent game.

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Dunfermline Athletic win

Dunfermline Athletic hope to make their advantage count against East Fife by getting a crucial victory in the opening group game. East Fife might have home advantage, but the team comes on the back of a difficult pre-season in which the team has not been able to build momentum. East Fife have also been under pressure to sell a lot of players.

Total goals over 2.5

The volume of goals from Dunfermline has been quite substantial even during pre-season and they are going up against an East Fife who have been conceding goals in big numbers. After witnessing over 2.5 goals in all three of the recent friendly matches, East Fife are unlikely to be confident.

Both teams to score – yes

The offensive form of the two teams are likely to be at the forefront in this fixture. The game is likely to witness a steady stream of goals from both outfits. There will be goals at both ends in this game, as both defences are far from perfect.

East Fife vs Dunfermline Athletic: League Cup Match Preview and Team News

East Fife

East Fife manager Stevie Crawford has continuously been on the losing side against his compatriot James McPake with six games yielding just one win. The club has consciously been able to bring in forward to strengthen the offensive areas of the pitch. Alan Trouten is the major signing of the summer from Alloa Athletic.

Dunfermline Athletic

Dunfermline Athletic have had a busy summer when it several arrivals and departures from the squad. Manager McPake has significant responsibility on his shoulders and a 38-year-old has focused on the squad strengthening on the defensive areas through signings like Kyle Benedictus.

Scottish League Cup Stats for East Fife vs Dunfermline Athletic

These are some of the best stats for the match along with the right tools to make you choose the best odds.

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July 9, 2022
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East Fife vs Dunfermline

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30/06/18
UF
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East Fife
1 - 2
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18/07/17
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8 - 9
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Dunfermline
04/07/15
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0 - 3
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East Fife

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05/07/22
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0 - 7
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02/07/22
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East Fife
3 - 0
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Cowdenbeath
25/06/22
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Spartans FC
2 - 1
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21/06/22
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East Fife
1 - 1
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Civil Service Strollers
30/04/22
SLO
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2 - 3
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Dunfermline

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05/07/22
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Dunfermline
0 - 1
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Kilmarnock
28/06/22
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0 - 6
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Dunfermline
25/06/22
UF
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Cove Rangers
0 - 2
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07/05/22
SCP
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Dunfermline
0 - 1
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04/05/22
SCP
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Queen's Park
0 - 0
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FAQs on East Fife vs Dunfermline Athletic game

East Fife vs Dunfermline Athletic Prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Bayview Stadium

When will this match start? July 09, 2022 at 15:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Dunfermline Athletic