FM Preview: Stirling Albion v Raith Rovers 08 Jan 2011

Last updated : 07 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stirling Albion v Raith Rovers fixture

Raith Rovers face a trip to Stirling Albion at Forthbank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 22 of the 48 previous games, with the hosts winning just 17.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in July 2009, the Binos carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 02 OctRaith Rovers0 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD1
2009/2010Sat 25 JulStirling Alb.2 - 1Raith RoversSCC
2008/2009Sat 18 AprStirling Alb.0 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
2008/2009Sat 21 FebRaith Rovers1 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD2
2008/2009Sat 10 JanStirling Alb.2 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
2008/2009Sat 20 SepRaith Rovers1 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD2
2006/2007Sat 05 MayStirling Alb.3 - 1Raith RoversS12P

Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Binos have scored 7, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Raith Rovers's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Stirling Alb. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 12 points. Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 16 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stirling Alb.60064220
Raith Rovers6132686

FootyMad's prediction ...

Raith Rovers are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Stirling Alb.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Stirling Alb. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Raith Rovers Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.