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History of the Raith Rovers v Falkirk fixture

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 69 games played, Bairns have recorded 26 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 01 JanFalkirk2 - 0Raith RoversSCD1
2004/2005Sat 13 NovRaith Rovers0 - 2FalkirkSCD1
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

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 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Raith Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 11 points. Falkirk are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 29 games giving them a return of 65 points.

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

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bairns of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Stark's Park with Falkirk coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Falkirk Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.