FM Preview: Raith Rovers v Falkirk 10 Nov 2012

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Last updated : 09 November 2012

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 75 games played, Bairns have recorded 28 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stark's Park was less than a year ago, in January 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Sat 29 Jan Raith Rovers 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Rovers, with 5 goals against.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bairns's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Raith Rovers's 16 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 11 points from their 10 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Raith Rovers 6 1 4 1 11 13 7
Falkirk 6 1 5 0 7 5 8

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Falkirk on the road, and we believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Bairns. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Raith Rovers Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Falkirk Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Falkirk Match Reports

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