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 72 games played, Bairns have recorded 27 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 31 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Wed 29 Dec||Falkirk||0 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Raith Rovers||2 - 1||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2008/2009||Tue 26 Aug||Raith Rovers||1 - 3||Falkirk||SLGC|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Mar||Raith Rovers||3 - 3||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 01 Jan||Falkirk||2 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Raith Rovers||0 - 2||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Falkirk||4 - 2||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
Raith Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Bairns, and 11 goals against.
Raith Rovers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 18 games giving them a return of 36 points. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 26 points from 17 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the Bairns have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Raith Rovers||Unbeaten run of 5 matches.|
|Falkirk||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.