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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 38.46 of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Park was earlier this season, the Wasps carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 DecRaith Rovers3 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2007/2008Sat 27 OctAlloa Ath.2-1Raith RoversSCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Wasps's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Raith Rovers have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Rovers have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Alloa Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 36 points from their 25 games so far. Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 44 points from 26 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Alloa Ath.62049166
Raith Rovers62048116

FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Wasps. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. 12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Raith Rovers Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.