FootyMAD's Raith Rovers match preview

History of the Falkirk v Raith Rovers fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Ochilview (Temporary) on Saturday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, winning 55.07% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ochilview (Temporary) was earlier this season, as the Bairns squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 03 JanRaith Rovers2 - 0FalkirkSCD1
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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Raith Rovers is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk's 43 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Raith Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 27 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Bairns's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Raith Rovers. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Raith Rovers Not won in previous 10 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.