Airdrie Utd. prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Diamonds are clearly on top, winning 51.28% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium was just last season, in May 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in an Scottish League Play-Offs (Lvls 2&3) match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 May||Airdrie Utd.||2-2||Raith Rovers||S12P|
|2007/2008||Wed 30 Apr||Raith Rovers||0 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||S12P|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Mar||Raith Rovers||1 - 0||Airdrie Utd.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 02 Feb||Airdrie Utd.||3 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Raith Rovers||2 - 1||Airdrie Utd.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 04 Aug||Airdrie Utd.||0 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2006/2007||Tue 08 Aug||Raith Rovers||1 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||SLGC|
Recent respective form guides
Airdrie United will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.
Raith Rovers's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Airdrie Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 8 games have yielded only 4 points. Raith Rovers's 12 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the The Diamonds at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Rovers come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Airdrie Utd.||Drawn last 4 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 12 most recent games.
|Raith Rovers||5 games since last away draw.|