FM Preview: Raith Rovers v Falkirk 29 Jan 2011

Last updated : 28 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Raith Rovers v Falkirk fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Wed 29 DecFalkirk0 - 0Raith RoversSCD1
2010/2011Sat 25 SepRaith Rovers2-1FalkirkSCD1
2008/2009Tue 26 AugRaith Rovers1 - 3FalkirkSLGC
2004/2005Sat 19 MarRaith Rovers3 - 3FalkirkSCD1
2004/2005Sat 01 JanFalkirk2 - 0Raith RoversSCD1
2004/2005Sat 13 NovRaith Rovers0 - 2FalkirkSCD1
2004/2005Sat 11 SepFalkirk4 - 2Raith RoversSCD1

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.