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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 23 and win only 9 of the 41 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2007, as the Rovers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Scottish Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 16 AugAlloa Ath.1 - 1Raith RoversSCD2
2007/2008Sat 23 FebAlloa Ath.2 - 0Raith RoversSCD2
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

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Rovers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Alloa Ath. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Wasps have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 22 points from 11 games. Alloa Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 11 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers63219611
Alloa Ath.62046116

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the Wasps have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Alloa Ath. Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.