FootyMAD's Raith Rovers match preview

Last updated : 06 November 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Raith Rovers v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline A. travel to take on Raith Rovers at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 15 of the 42 previous games, with the hosts winning just 12.

The last time the two teams met at Raith Rovers was back in January 2000, over five years ago, with Raith Rovers running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 29 AugDunfermline A.0 - 2Raith RoversSCD1
2009/2010Wed 26 AugDunfermline A.3 - 1Raith RoversSLGC
1999/2000Sat 18 MarDunfermline A.0 - 2Raith RoversSCD1
1999/2000Mon 03 JanRaith Rovers3 - 0Dunfermline A.SCD1
1999/2000Sat 06 NovDunfermline A.1 - 1Raith RoversSCD1
1999/2000Sat 18 SepRaith Rovers2 - 2Dunfermline A.SCD1
1996/1997Sat 15 MarRaith Rovers0 - 1Dunfermline A.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Rovers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Dunfermline A. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 21 points from 12 games. Dunfermline A. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 15 points from their 12 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers6303669
Dunfermline A.6231989

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the Pars have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Dunfermline A. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.