FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Raith Rovers 14 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Greenock Morton and Raith Rovers at 15:00 on 14th January 2012 in the Scottish Division One.
History of the Greenock Morton v Raith Rovers fixture
Raith Rovers face a trip to Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 07 Jan||Raith Rovers||1 - 2||Morton||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2011/2012||Sat 20 Aug||Raith Rovers||1 - 1||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Mar||Morton||0-0||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Raith Rovers||2 - 2||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Morton||0 - 1||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||Raith Rovers||1 - 0||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Tue 23 Mar||Morton||1 - 1||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Greenock Morton have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.
Raith Rovers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Greenock Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 25 points from their 18 games played so far,
Raith Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 19 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the 'Ton, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Greenock Morton||Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Raith Rovers||An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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