FootyMAD's Raith Rovers match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Raith Rovers fixture

Dunfermline A. prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Pars have recorded 19 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at East End Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 07 NovRaith Rovers1 - 2Dunfermline A.SCD1
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

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Pars in those games, with 7 conceded.

Raith Rovers have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Rovers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Dunfermline A. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 26 points from their 18 games played so far, Raith Rovers see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 23 points from their 17 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline A.632110711
Raith Rovers6132586

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Raith Rovers is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Pars in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Raith Rovers 11 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.