FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Raith Rovers 26 Jan 2013

Last updated : 25 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Greenock Morton v Raith Rovers fixture

Greenock Morton prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The 'Ton are clearly on top, having won 36 and lost only 15 of the 64 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cappielow Park was earlier this season, the 'Ton carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Dec Raith Rovers 3 - 3 Morton Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Morton 1-0 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 05 May Morton 1 - 3 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Raith Rovers 5 - 0 Morton Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Morton 1 - 1 Raith Rovers Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 07 Jan Raith Rovers 1 - 2 Morton Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Raith Rovers 1 - 1 Morton Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the 'Ton, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Greenock Morton, Raith Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Greenock Morton are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 21 games giving them a return of 42 points.

Raith Rovers's 25 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Greenock Morton 6 4 1 1 10 8 13
Raith Rovers 6 1 1 4 7 10 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Greenock Morton may be coming up against a decent side in Raith Rovers, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the 'Ton. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Greenock Morton 15 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Raith Rovers Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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