FootyMAD's Raith Rovers match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Queen of the South v Raith Rovers fixture

Queen o.t.S. prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Palmerston Park on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, The Doonhamers have recorded 14 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Palmerston Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 08 NovRaith Rovers0 - 1Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2003/2004Sat 13 SepQueen o.t.S.0-2Raith RoversSCD1
1956/1957Sat 30 DecQueen o.t.S.1 - 5Raith RoversSC1
1976/1977Sat 30 DecQueen o.t.S.3 - 3Raith RoversSCD1
1964/1965Sat 30 DecQueen o.t.S.1 - 1Raith RoversSC2
1972/1973Sat 30 DecQueen o.t.S.1 - 1Raith RoversSC2
1929/1930Sat 30 DecQueen o.t.S.1 - 3Raith RoversSC2

Recent respective form guides

Queen of the South have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Doonhamers in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to Queen o.t.S., Raith Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Queen o.t.S. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 34 points from 20 games. Raith Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 19 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Queen o.t.S.63218711
Raith Rovers61145114

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Queen o.t.S. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Doonhamers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Queen o.t.S. 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Raith Rovers Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.