FootyMAD's Stirling Albion match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Raith Rovers v Stirling Albion fixture

Raith Rovers prepare to entertain Stirling Albion at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 39 games played, Rovers have recorded 18 wins, and Stirling Alb. have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stark's Park was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 29 OctStirling Alb.1 - 0Raith RoversSCD2
2005/2006Sat 10 SepRaith Rovers5-2Stirling Alb.SCD2
1997/1998Sat 25 AprRaith Rovers0 - 1Stirling Alb.SCD1
1997/1998Sat 27 DecStirling Alb.3 - 2Raith RoversSCD1
1997/1998Sat 25 OctRaith Rovers2 - 0Stirling Alb.SCD1
1997/1998Sat 02 AugStirling Alb.1 - 1Raith RoversSCD1
1979/1980UnknownStirling Alb.0 - 1Raith RoversSCD1

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 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Stirling Alb. however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Binos pummel 17 goals, and let in 9.

Raith Rovers see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 23 points from their 19 games played so far, Stirling Alb. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 25 from their 19 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers62047116
Stirling Alb.641113513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Rovers of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Stirling Alb., who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Stirling Alb. 5 successive away victories.
11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.