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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 04 Aug||Airdrie Utd.||0 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2006/2007||Tue 08 Aug||Raith Rovers||1 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||SLGC|
|2005/2006||Tue 09 Aug||Raith Rovers||2 - 0||Airdrie Utd.||SLGC|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 May||Raith Rovers||0 - 1||Airdrie Utd.||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Airdrie Utd.||2 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Raith Rovers||0 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||SCD1|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 Aug||Airdrie Utd.||1 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
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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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
|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.