FootyMAD's Brechin City match preview

Last updated : 21 November 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Raith Rovers v Brechin City fixture

Raith Rovers prepare to entertain Brechin City at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 20 and lost only 4 of the 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stark's Park was less than a year ago, in April 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepBrechin City2 - 0Raith RoversSCD2
2007/2008Sat 12 AprRaith Rovers1-1Brechin CitySCD2
2007/2008Sat 09 FebBrechin City3 - 2Raith RoversSCD2
2007/2008Sat 08 DecRaith Rovers1 - 1Brechin CitySCD2
2007/2008Sat 29 SepBrechin City0 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Sat 17 MarBrechin City1 - 2Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Sat 20 JanRaith Rovers1 - 0Brechin CitySCD2

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Brechin City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The The City's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Raith Rovers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 14 games giving them a return of 31 points. Brechin City are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 31 points from 14 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers660016318
Brechin City6501121015

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Rovers, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Brechin City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.