FootyMAD's Raith Rovers match preview

History of the Raith Rovers v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 67 games played, Bairns have recorded 25 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Rovers in a Scottish Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Fri 14 NovFalkirk3 - 2Raith RoversSCD1
2003/2004Sat 30 AugRaith Rovers0 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2001/2002Sat 09 MarFalkirk2 - 1Raith RoversSCD1
2001/2002Sat 23 FebRaith Rovers5 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2001/2002Sat 27 OctFalkirk1 - 0Raith RoversSCD1
2001/2002Tue 25 SepFalkirk0 - 2Raith RoversSLC
2001/2002Sat 08 SepRaith Rovers5 - 2FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Rovers have scored 5, a worringly large 17 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Bairns, and 8 goals against.

Raith Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 18 matches. Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division One, showing a record of 29 points from their 18 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers60156141
Falkirk632111711

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:
Raith Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Falkirk Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.