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History of the Raith Rovers v Airdrie United fixture

Airdrie Utd. face a trip to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 27 of the 74 previous games, with the hosts winning just 25.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2006, with Airdrie Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Rovers in a Scottish League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 04 AugAirdrie Utd.0 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Tue 08 AugRaith Rovers1 - 2Airdrie Utd.SLGC
2005/2006Tue 09 AugRaith Rovers2 - 0Airdrie Utd.SLGC
2004/2005Sat 07 MayRaith Rovers0 - 1Airdrie Utd.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 19 FebAirdrie Utd.2 - 1Raith RoversSCD1
2004/2005Sat 18 DecRaith Rovers0 - 2Airdrie Utd.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 21 AugAirdrie Utd.1 - 1Raith RoversSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Airdrie Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Diamonds, and 5 goals against.

Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 18 points from 9 games. Airdrie Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 13 from their 9 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers630310109
Airdrie Utd.6231969

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Airdrie Utd. on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the The Diamonds. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Airdrie Utd. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.