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 68 games played, Bairns have recorded 25 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2004, with Raith Rovers running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 11 SepFalkirk4 - 2Raith RoversSCD1
2003/2004Sat 27 MarFalkirk1 - 0Raith RoversSCD1
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

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Rovers have scored 6, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The Bairns's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Raith Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 5 points. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 27 points from 12 games.

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

Falkirk are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Raith Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers No sequences of note
Falkirk 4 successive away victories.
13 games since last away draw.
8 games since last defeat.