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 15 of the 71 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Oct||Raith Rovers||3 - 2||Ayr Utd.||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 Aug||Ayr Utd.||0-0||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Ayr Utd.||0 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Ayr United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Honest Men, with 8 goals against.
Raith Rovers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Ayr Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 40 points from 20 games. Raith Rovers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 22 games giving them a return of 45 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Ayr Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Raith Rovers, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Honest Men. Home Win
|Ayr Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Raith Rovers||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|