Raith Rovers prepare to entertain Falkirk at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 72 games played, Rovers have recorded 31 wins, and Falkirk have come away with 27 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stark's Park was earlier this season, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Wed 29 Dec||Falkirk||0 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Raith Rovers||2-1||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2008/2009||Tue 26 Aug||Raith Rovers||1 - 3||Falkirk||SLGC|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Mar||Raith Rovers||3 - 3||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 01 Jan||Falkirk||2 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Raith Rovers||0 - 2||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Falkirk||4 - 2||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
Raith Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Bairns, and 11 goals against.
Raith Rovers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 18 games giving them a return of 36 points. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 26 points from 17 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Rovers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Falkirk. Home Win
|Raith Rovers||Unbeaten run of 5 matches.|
|Falkirk||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.