Ayr Utd. prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Honest Men are clearly on top, having won 36 and lost only 14 of the 69 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners 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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 16 Feb||Raith Rovers||1 - 2||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Ayr Utd.||0-3||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Raith Rovers||2 - 3||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2006/2007||Tue 03 Apr||Raith Rovers||0 - 1||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2006/2007||Wed 21 Feb||Ayr Utd.||0 - 2||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Dec||Raith Rovers||1 - 0||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Sep||Ayr Utd.||1 - 0||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Ayr United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Honest Men have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
Raith Rovers's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Ayr Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 43 points from their 32 games played so far, Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 53 points from 32 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Ayr Utd. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Honest Men will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Ayr Utd.||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Raith Rovers||27 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.