Alloa Ath. prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 20 of the 42 previous games, with the Wasps winning just 17.
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 F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 09 Dec||Alloa Ath.||2-1||Raith Rovers||SFAC|
|2008/2009||Sat 29 Nov||Raith Rovers||0 - 0||Alloa Ath.||SFAC|
|2008/2009||Sat 01 Nov||Raith Rovers||4 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Alloa Ath.||1 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Alloa Ath.||2 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Raith Rovers||3 - 2||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Alloa Ath.||2 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Alloa Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Raith Rovers have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Alloa Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 20 matches. Raith Rovers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 21 games giving them a return of 44 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Alloa Ath. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Alloa Ath.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Raith Rovers||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.