Ayr Utd. face a trip to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Honest Men will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 36 and win only 13 of the 68 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Sep||Ayr Utd.||1 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Ayr Utd.||0 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||Raith Rovers||1 - 1||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2005/2006||Tue 22 Nov||Ayr Utd.||2 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Raith Rovers||3 - 3||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 May||Ayr Utd.||1 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Raith Rovers||2 - 1||Ayr Utd.||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
Raith Rovers need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Rovers have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Ayr Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Honest Men, and 5 goals against.
Raith Rovers see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 18 points from their 16 games played so far, Ayr Utd.'s total of 24 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Two.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Ayr Utd. are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Raith Rovers. Away win
|Raith Rovers||Failed to win in previous 12 home matches.|
|Ayr Utd.||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.