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History of the Raith Rovers v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Ath. face a trip to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Wasps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 9 of the 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 02 DecAlloa Ath.1 - 2Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Sat 23 SepRaith Rovers0 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 29 AprRaith Rovers0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 25 FebAlloa Ath.1 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
2005/2006Sat 31 DecRaith Rovers4 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 20 AugAlloa Ath.1 - 2Raith RoversSCD2
2004/2005Sat 08 JanRaith Rovers0 - 2Alloa Ath.SFAC

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 6 conceded.

Alloa Ath. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Wasps have hit 11 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Raith Rovers's total of 33 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Two. Alloa Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 28 points from their 23 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers640210512
Alloa Ath.622210118

FootyMad's prediction ...

Alloa Ath. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Raith Rovers may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Alloa Ath. 4 games since last away draw.