Dumbarton are ready to welcome Raith Rovers to Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, winning 54.35% of the games played between the two.
The previous match played between the two at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was within the last three years, in May 2003, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, 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:|
|2005/2006||Tue 30 Aug||Raith Rovers||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCC|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 May||Dumbarton||4-1||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Mar||Raith Rovers||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Dumbarton||0 - 3||Raith Rovers||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Dec||Raith Rovers||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SFAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Raith Rovers||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|1979/1980||Unknown||Dumbarton||4 - 2||Raith Rovers||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 5 conceded.
Raith Rovers have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 8 matches. Raith Rovers's total of 13 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Two.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sons go into their game against Raith Rovers in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Dumbarton||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Raith Rovers||7 games since last away draw.|