Stirling Alb. prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Forthbank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 22 of the 48 previous games, with the Binos winning just 17.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Forthbank Stadium was just last season, in July 2009, the Binos carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Oct||Raith Rovers||0 - 2||Stirling Alb.||SCD1|
|2009/2010||Sat 25 Jul||Stirling Alb.||2-1||Raith Rovers||SCC|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Stirling Alb.||0 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Raith Rovers||1 - 1||Stirling Alb.||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 10 Jan||Stirling Alb.||2 - 1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Raith Rovers||1 - 1||Stirling Alb.||SCD2|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Stirling Alb.||3 - 1||Raith Rovers||S12P|
Recent respective form guides
Stirling Albion's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Binos have scored 7, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.
Raith Rovers's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Stirling Alb. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 12 points. Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 16 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Forthbank Stadium for the Binos and the Madmen are unable to see past Raith Rovers claiming victory in a close match.
|Stirling Alb.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Raith Rovers||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.