FM Preview: Raith Rovers v Falkirk 27 Apr 2013

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Last updated : 26 April 2013

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 71 games played, Bairns have recorded 27 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stark's Park was earlier this season, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 05 Mar Falkirk 1 - 1 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Falkirk however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Raith Rovers see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 42 points from their 34 games played so far,

Falkirk's 49 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Raith Rovers 6 2 2 2 4 5 8
Falkirk 6 4 0 2 10 6 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bairns's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Raith Rovers, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Raith Rovers Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Falkirk 3 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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