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
|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
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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
|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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