FootyMAD's Ayr United match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Raith Rovers v Ayr United fixture

Raith Rovers prepare to entertain Ayr United at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 36 and lost only 13 of the 67 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stark's Park was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 22 NovAyr Utd.2 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
2005/2006Sat 17 SepRaith Rovers3-3Ayr Utd.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 15 MayAyr Utd.1 - 0Raith RoversSCD1
2003/2004Sat 13 MarRaith Rovers2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1
2003/2004Sat 27 DecAyr Utd.1 - 0Raith RoversSCD1
2003/2004Sat 23 AugRaith Rovers1 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1
2001/2002Sat 02 MarRaith Rovers3 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Rovers's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of Ayr Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Honest Men have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Raith Rovers see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 23 points from their 20 games played so far, Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 25 from their 21 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers62049126
Ayr Utd.61146134

FootyMad's prediction ...

Raith Rovers are not exactly setting the world alight at Stark's Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Ayr Utd. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ayr Utd. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.