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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 36.84 of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Park was less than a year ago, in April 2007, with Raith Rovers inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Wasps in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugRaith Rovers2 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2006/2007Sat 07 AprAlloa Ath.2-3Raith RoversSCD2
2006/2007Sat 03 FebRaith Rovers3 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Raith Rovers's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Rovers, and 9 goals against.

Alloa Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 17 points from 10 games. Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 21 points from 10 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Alloa Ath.641112613
Raith Rovers640211812

FootyMad's prediction ...

Alloa Ath. are starting to turn Recreation Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Raith Rovers 3 successive away victories.
14 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.