Championship: Raith Rovers - Arbroath news and statistics

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Competition: Scotland Championship
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stark's Park (8473 seats)

Arbroath should not expect any easy points from hosts Raith Rovers in this Championship match. Here's our complete match preview!

Insights:
  • Raith Rovers have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Arbroath is in the best form (4-2-0)

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Raith Rovers form and stats

The complete Championship stats playing at home this season for Raith Rovers are 1-2-1 (wins-draws-losses).

The Rovers supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host East Fife in Challenge Cup and win 3-1.

A strong away win before that one, visiting Kilmarnock and winning 3-1.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Raith Rovers handle that role? We have found ten games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are four wins, five draws and one defeat.

With an average of more than two goals per home game in the league (8 in 4 games), Rovers's attacking play is working. Goals are flowing in at the wrong end for Rovers with 8 goals conceded in these matches.

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Arbroath form and stats

Playing away, Arbroath have won 2 games, drawn 2 and suffered 0 defeats in the Championship this season.

Arbroath are the visiting side once again, their previous game being the 2-2 draw at Greenock Morton (placed 9th).

A draw for Arbroath before that, at their own venue hosting Kilmarnock (0-0).

We have checked recent matches where Arbroath have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those seven games were one victory, one draw and five defeats.

The Arbroath manager D. Campbell has got the team scoring on the road, with 9 away goals in 4 league matches. As opposed to that, Arbroath have seen the ball go into their own net 4 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings with these squads: Raith Rovers won three, Arbroath triumphed in two and we saw five draws. five games with more than 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

ArbroathM. McKenna
M. McKenna
7 goals
Raith RoversD. Zanatta
D. Zanatta
5 goals
ArbroathJ. Nouble
J. Nouble
3 goals

Raith Rovers missing players

Arbroath missing players

Raith Rovers Arbroath
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
8 4 0 Played P 1 4 8
4 1 0 Won W 1 2 4
2 2 0 Drew D 0 2 3
2 1 0 Lost L 0 0 1
14 8 0 Scored S 2 9 16
10 8 0 Conceded C 0 4 6
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 88%
62% 75% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 75%
38% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 75% 62%
38% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 50%
25% 50% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 75% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 38%
25% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 50% 50%
25% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 25%
 
6 7.2 0 Corners for (avg) C F 3 4.2 4.8
6.2 6 0 Corners against (avg) C A 6 5 3.6
2.1 2.5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.2 1.5
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
11.4 14.2 0 Shots (avg) S ( 11 10 11.9
4.2 4.8 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 5.8 6.1
41% 42% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 39% 33%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • All of Arbroath's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Arbroath have not yet lost a game away.
  • Arbroath have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Arbroath have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Arbroath have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Arbroath have the most points from losing position (4) in Championship
  • Arbroath have the most scored goals (9) away in Championship
  • Arbroath have the the best goal difference (+10) in Championship
  • Arbroath haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Arbroath is in the best form (4-2-0)
  • Raith Rovers have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Raith Rovers have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Raith Rovers have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Raith Rovers haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Inverness CT 8 6 1 1 10 4 4 4 0 0 7 2 4 2 1 1 3 2 6 19
2 Kilmarnock 8 5 1 2 9 4 4 2 0 2 4 4 4 3 1 0 5 0 5 16
3 Arbroath 8 4 3 1 16 6 4 2 1 1 7 2 4 2 2 0 9 4 10 15
4 Raith Rovers 8 4 2 2 14 10 4 1 2 1 8 8 4 3 0 1 6 2 4 14
5 Partick Thistle 8 4 0 4 17 13 4 3 0 1 10 4 4 1 0 3 7 9 4 12
6 Queen of the South 8 3 0 5 9 12 4 1 0 3 2 5 4 2 0 2 7 7 -3 9
7 Ayr United 8 2 2 4 7 12 4 1 2 1 5 5 4 1 0 3 2 7 -5 8
8 Hamilton Academical 8 2 2 4 8 15 4 1 0 3 2 6 4 1 2 1 6 9 -7 8
9 Greenock Morton 8 1 3 4 7 12 4 0 2 2 6 8 4 1 1 2 1 4 -5 6
10 Dunfermline Athletic 8 0 4 4 4 13 4 0 2 2 0 6 4 0 2 2 4 7 -9 4

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The Scottish Championship is the second level of the Scottish Professional Football League. Ten teams play each other four times for a total of 36 fixtures in a season from August to May. The winner in the league table promotes to the Premiership and a playoff can promote one more team.