FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Raith Rovers 14 Jan 2012

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Last updated : 13 January 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Greenock Morton 6 3 1 2 9 7 10
Raith Rovers 6 1 1 4 5 9 4

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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