FM Preview: Raith Rovers v Greenock Morton 20 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Raith Rovers and Greenock Morton at 15:00 on 20th August 2011 in the Scottish Division One.
History of the Raith Rovers v Greenock Morton fixture
Greenock Morton face a trip to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 55 games played, The 'Ton have recorded 15 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 25 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Mar||Morton||0 - 0||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Raith Rovers||2-2||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Morton||0 - 1||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||Raith Rovers||1 - 0||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Tue 23 Mar||Morton||1 - 1||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Raith Rovers||1 - 2||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 14 Nov||Morton||5 - 0||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Raith Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The The 'Ton have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The 'Ton scoring 18 and conceding 5.
Raith Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 6 points from 2 games.
Greenock Morton's 4 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Greenock Morton on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Raith Rovers. No-score draw
|Raith Rovers||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Greenock Morton||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
6 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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