FM Preview: Raith Rovers v Falkirk 06 Aug 2011

Last updated : 05 August 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Raith Rovers v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 73 games played, Bairns have recorded 28 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2011, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Rovers in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 26 Mar Falkirk 2 - 1 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 29 Jan Raith Rovers 1-2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Wed 29 Dec Falkirk 0 - 0 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Raith Rovers 2 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2008/2009 Tue 26 Aug Raith Rovers 1 - 3 Falkirk Scottish League Cup
2004/2005 Sat 19 Mar Raith Rovers 3 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sat 01 Jan Falkirk 2 - 0 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The Bairns have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Bairns, and 9 goals against.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Raith Rovers 6 3 0 3 9 9 9
Falkirk 6 4 0 2 10 8 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Falkirk have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Raith Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Raith Rovers Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Falkirk 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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