FootyMAD's Queens Park match preview

Last updated : 18 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park v Raith Rovers fixture

Raith Rovers face a trip to Queens Park at Hampden Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, Rovers have recorded 12 wins, and Queens Park have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 5 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 10 NovRaith Rovers0 - 2Queens ParkSCD2
2007/2008Sat 01 SepQueens Park2 - 5Raith RoversSCD2
2005/2006Sat 10 DecQueens Park2 - 0Raith RoversSFAC
1986/1987Tue 01 JulQueens Park1 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
1986/1987Tue 01 JulQueens Park2 - 2Raith RoversSCD2
1986/1987Tue 01 JulRaith Rovers2 - 2Queens ParkSCD2
1985/1986Mon 01 JulRaith Rovers3 - 1Queens ParkSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While The Spiders have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Raith Rovers's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Rovers pummel 17 goals, and let in 8.

Queens Park lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 25 points from their 20 games so far. Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 38 points from 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Queens Park6132786
Raith Rovers621311117

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Queens Park Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Raith Rovers 21 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.