FM Preview: Falkirk v Raith Rovers 05 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Raith Rovers fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Falkirk Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 18 of the 73 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 10 Nov Raith Rovers 2 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug Falkirk 0-2 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 21 Apr Falkirk 2 - 3 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Raith Rovers 2 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Falkirk 2 - 0 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Raith Rovers 1 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 26 Mar Falkirk 2 - 1 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of Raith Rovers is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk's 36 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

Raith Rovers see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 29 points from their 23 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 5 0 1 14 8 15
Raith Rovers 6 1 1 4 5 11 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Bairns being in decent shape at home at the moment, we am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Won 4 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Raith Rovers Not won in previous 7 away matches.

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