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History of the Alloa Athletic v Raith Rovers fixture

Alloa Ath. prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning 40.00 of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Park was earlier this season, with Raith Rovers inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Wasps in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 31 DecRaith Rovers4 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 20 AugAlloa Ath.1-2Raith RoversSCD2
2004/2005Sat 08 JanRaith Rovers0 - 2Alloa Ath.SFAC
2002/2003Tue 10 SepRaith Rovers2 - 3Alloa Ath.SLGC
2000/2001Sat 21 AprAlloa Ath.1 - 2Raith RoversSCD1
2000/2001Sat 16 DecRaith Rovers2 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD1
2000/2001Sat 14 OctAlloa Ath.0 - 1Raith RoversSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Wasps have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Raith Rovers's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Rovers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Alloa Ath. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 13 points. Raith Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 31 from their 25 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Alloa Ath.61142114
Raith Rovers6222558

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Recreation Park for the Wasps and the Madmen are unable to see past Raith Rovers claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Raith Rovers Last drawn game 4 outings ago.