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Last updated : 29 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Peterhead v Raith Rovers fixture

Raith Rovers face a trip to Peterhead at Balmoor Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 6 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, the The Blue Toon carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 26 AprRaith Rovers2 - 5PeterheadSCD2
2007/2008Sat 08 MarPeterhead1 - 0Raith RoversSCD2
2007/2008Sat 22 DecRaith Rovers2 - 2PeterheadSCD2
2007/2008Sat 06 OctPeterhead0 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Sat 28 AprRaith Rovers2 - 0PeterheadSCD2
2006/2007Sat 17 FebPeterhead0 - 0Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Sat 30 DecRaith Rovers5 - 2PeterheadSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Peterhead have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Blue Toon, with 4 goals against.

The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Rovers, and 13 goals against.

Peterhead are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 8 points from 4 games. Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 8 points from 4 games.

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

A creditable return from recent away games for Rovers could well see them head back from Balmoor Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Peterhead No sequences of note
Raith Rovers Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.