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Their Premiership Play-offs meeting on Saturday sees Raith Rovers do battle with Dunfermline Athletic.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Raith Rovers v Dunfermline Athletic, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
Raith Rovers go into this fixture coming off the back of a 0-0 Premiership Play-offs drawn result against Dunfermline Athletic.
Over their preceding six fixtures, John McGlynn's Raith Rovers have netted 6 times which gives them an average number of goals per match of 1.
Throughout their 6 latest matches, Stevie Crawford's Dunfermline Athletic have seen their goal attempts be successful 8 times thus yielding them a goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels stretching back to 08/04/2017, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Raith Rovers winning 2 of those games, Dunfermline Athletic 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
19 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 11 of them from The Rovers and 8 belonging to The Pars. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
Team News: Raith Rovers
Frankie Musonda (Knee Injury) and David McKay (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) are unavailable for Raith manager John McGlynn.
Team News: Dunfermline Athletic
Dunfermline manager Stevie Crawford has some current player fitness concerns. Lewis Martin (Calf Injury) and Ryan Dow (torn tendon) will miss out on this game.
We’re of the opinion that Dunfermline Athletic will have to play well to score goals against this Raith Rovers outfit who should end up scoring and staying ahead.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a highly competitive game with a 1-0 victory for Raith Rovers at full-time.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stark's Park (8,867)
Captain: Kyle Benedictus
Chairman: John Sim
Manager: John McGlynn
Competitions: Championship position 3, Premiership Play-offs (Quarter-Final)
⭐ Key Player: Jamie Gullan
Normally playing in the Striker position, Jamie Gullan was born in Scotland. After having played his first senior match for Hibernian in the 2018 - 2019 season, the gifted Forward has managed 4 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 season to date in 12 appearances.