Open game expected at East End Park: Dunfermline Athletic vs Hamilton Academical preview

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Competition: Scotland Championship
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: East End Park (11480 seats)

Dunfermline Athletic are counting on their home fans to assist them to win this game versus Hamilton Academical. Who is the winner at East End Park?

Insights:
  • Dunfermline Athletic have the fewest scored goals (18) in Championship
  • Hamilton Academical have the most conceded goals in the second half (24) in Championship

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Dunfermline Athletic form and stats

Dunfermline Athletic's results here at East End Park in the Championship have been very modest with 1 victory, 5 draws and 4 defeats.

Dunfermline Athletic haven't scored a league goal since they found the net 272 minutes ago. McCann scored that one.

Dunfermline Athletic faced defeat in their previous match, away at Greenock Morton (0-5). Dunfermline Athletic were outplayed and humiliated in their previous game, as mentioned in the paragraph above. They will need to reinstall their confidence before this one.

0-0 away at Raith Rovers before that.

Dunfermline Athletic has scored 10 league goals at home this season, in 10 matches. It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Dunfermline Athletic have conceded 18 from these games.

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Hamilton Academical form and stats

The visitors are W3-D4-L3 on the road this term. That's in the Championship. Academical has recorded two wins in a row in their away matches and hold legitimate hopes of a third one.

Hamilton Academical played 2-2 against Partick Thistle in their previous match.

Preceding that game was the away victory against Queen of the South with the score of 3-0.

The visiting Hamilton Academical have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 14 goals from 10 games. Hamilton Academical struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 15 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

Hamilton Academical - Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 was the outcome when this pair of sides last played each other, earlier this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Dunfermline Athletic two wins, five draws and Hamilton Academical three victories. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), seven games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Hamilton AcademicalA. Ryan
A. Ryan
6 goals
Dunfermline AthleticK. O'Hara
K. O'Hara
4 goals
Dunfermline AthleticL. McCann
L. McCann
4 goals

Dunfermline Athletic missing players

Hamilton Academical missing players

Dunfermline Athletic Hamilton Academical
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
20 10 2 Played P 4 10 21
2 1 0 Won W 2 3 6
9 5 1 Drew D 2 4 6
9 4 1 Lost L 0 3 9
18 10 1 Scored S 7 14 24
36 18 4 Conceded C 3 15 36
80% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 90% 95%
70% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 76%
60% 70% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 60% 52%
35% 30% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 24%
15% 10% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 14%
45% 40% 50% BTTS BTTS 75% 60% 52%
25% 30% 0% Clean Sheets C S 25% 20% 19%
50% 50% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 30% 33%
 
5.2 5.9 6.5 Corners for (avg) C F 6.5 6.2 5.8
5.7 5.2 7.5 Corners against (avg) C A 4.8 5 5.2
1.8 2 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.2 1.6 2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
8.3 9.4 7.5 Shots (avg) S ( 12.5 9.8 10
2.4 3 1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.2 3.9 3.9
38% 33% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 41% 36% 30%
 
9.9 8.6 9.5 Shots against (avg) S A 7 7.6 8.7
4.3 4.2 3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.8 3.4 3.8
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Dunfermline Athletic have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Dunfermline Athletic have the fewest scored goals (18) in Championship
  • Dunfermline Athletic have the the worst goal difference (-18) in Championship
  • Hamilton Academical have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Hamilton Academical have the most conceded goals in the second half (24) in Championship

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Arbroath 21 10 8 3 33 15 10 4 5 1 15 7 11 6 3 2 18 8 18 38
2 Inverness CT 20 10 6 4 27 15 10 6 1 3 13 8 10 4 5 1 14 7 12 36
3 Kilmarnock 20 11 3 6 26 14 9 4 1 4 11 8 11 7 2 2 15 6 12 36
4 Raith Rovers 21 9 8 4 28 20 10 5 4 1 16 12 11 4 4 3 12 8 8 35
5 Partick Thistle 19 9 5 5 32 18 9 5 2 2 12 6 10 4 3 3 20 12 14 32
6 Hamilton Academical 21 6 6 9 24 36 11 3 2 6 10 21 10 3 4 3 14 15 -12 24
7 Ayr United 20 5 6 9 19 32 11 4 4 3 13 14 9 1 2 6 6 18 -13 21
8 Greenock Morton 20 3 8 9 22 31 10 1 5 4 15 19 10 2 3 5 7 12 -9 17
9 Queen of the South 20 4 5 11 19 31 11 2 3 6 7 13 9 2 2 5 12 18 -12 17
10 Dunfermline Athletic 20 2 9 9 18 36 10 1 5 4 10 18 10 1 4 5 8 18 -18 15

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The Scottish Championship is the second level of the Scottish Professional Football League. Ten teams play each other four times for a total of 36 fixtures in a season from August to May. The winner in the league table promotes to the Premiership and a playoff can promote one more team.