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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Falkirk||4 - 2||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Falkirk||1 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Raith Rovers||2 - 0||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Fri 14 Nov||Falkirk||3 - 2||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Raith Rovers||0 - 1||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Mar||Falkirk||2 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Raith Rovers||5 - 1||Falkirk||SCD1|
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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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
|Raith Rovers||No sequences of note|
|Falkirk||4 successive away victories.|
13 games since last away draw.
8 games since last defeat.