FootyMAD's Cowdenbeath match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cowdenbeath v Raith Rovers fixture

Raith Rovers face a trip to Cowdenbeath at Central Park on Wednesday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 13 of the 38 previous games, with the hosts winning just 12.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Blue Brazil carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory 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:
2007/2008Sat 03 NovRaith Rovers2 - 0CowdenbeathSCD2
2007/2008Sat 25 AugCowdenbeath1 - 0Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Sat 03 MarCowdenbeath1 - 5Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Tue 02 JanRaith Rovers1 - 2CowdenbeathSCD2
2006/2007Sat 04 NovCowdenbeath1 - 2Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Sat 26 AugRaith Rovers1 - 3CowdenbeathSCD2
2002/2003Sat 08 MarRaith Rovers2 - 1CowdenbeathSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Cowdenbeath are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Blue Brazil's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Raith Rovers however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Rovers pummel 14 goals, and let in 6.

Cowdenbeath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 17 matches. Raith Rovers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 19 games giving them a return of 35 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Cowdenbeath, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Cowdenbeath 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Raith Rovers 19 games since last away draw.