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Raith Rovers FC v Ayr United : Championship match betting preview, prediction and odds

Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy

Scott Brown will be hoping for a crucial away win in the Championship on Saturday afternoon, as he takes his Ayr United side to the Stark's Park to visit Raith Rovers FC and Ian Murray. We've got odds for the 17 biggest betting markets plus predictions, stats and head-to-head data for both teams. Simply click through the tabs below to explore.

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Raith Rovers FC's next match is v Greenock at 15:00 on Saturday 27th April
Ayr United's next match is v Partick at 15:00 on Saturday 27th April
The last Scottish Championship meeting between Raith Rovers and Ayr United was on Saturday 6th April 2024
Scottish Championship
April 6th 2024
Raith Rovers 2
1 Ayr United
 
D. Easton 45'55' L. Chalmers
J. Hamilton 65'
 
RAI
AYR
Shots On
3
2
Shots Off
9
3
Corners
2
2
Possession
50%
50%
Fouls
17
9
Yellow/red cards
2/0
2/0
 
Raith RoversAyr United
 
M. Kevin Dabrowski
L. Dick
K. Watson
J. Brown
D. Eastonfootball icon (C. Smith 79')
S. Byrne (K. Turner 88')
S. Brown
S. Stanton
R. Matthews
J. Hamiltonfootball icon (Z. Rudden 83')
A. Connolly (J. Mullin 79')
J. Clarke
S. McGinty
J. Sanders
G. Stanger
N. McAllister
B. Dempsey
(L. Chalmers 41') H. McHugh
(K. Willoughby 81') F. Bryden
(L. McRoberts 81') M. McKenzie
A. Dowds
(F. Amartey 74') J. Murphy
Best Tip: Both teams to score

Analysing the KickOff match predictions, bookmakers' odds and relevant statistics, there's one market that seems hard to ignore for this fixture: both teams to score. In Raith Rovers and Ayr United we have two sides going head-to-head with relative issues at both ends of the pitch, and we expect them to show themselves again on Saturday afternoon. BTTS – yes best odds: 1.91.

In-Play
Win / Draw / Win
Over / Under 1.5 Goals
Over / Under 2.5 Goals
Over / Under 3.5 Goals
Win To Nil
Both Teams To Score
Correct Score
Both Teams To Score & Result
Double Chance
Half Time / Full Time
Over / Under 0.5 Goals
Over / Under 4.5 Goals
Over / Under 5.5 Goals
Draw No Bet
Team To Score First
If you’re looking for a winner in this match, we think Raith Rovers are the most likely. Our predictive algorithm gives them a 49% chance of victory, and the bookies have them at a best price of 1.67.
Change odds
Predictions Add Bet365 Coral Betfred 888Sport
Raith Rovers
49%
8/11
7%
7/10
5%
7/10
5%
13/20
Draw
23%
3/1
2%
5/2
5%
13/5
10%
11/4
Ayr United
28%
14/5
12%
3/1
9%
16/5
3%
7/2
Draw 1-1
10%
7/1
6%
11/2
7%
13/2
6%
6/1
Raith Rovers 2-1
9%
8/1
6%
13/27/1
7%
7/1
Raith Rovers 1-0
7%
13/2
12%
11/2
7%
6/1
7%
13/2
Raith Rovers 2-0
7%
15/213/215/27/1
Ayr United 2-1
7%
12/1
13%
11/1
8%
12/1
13%
13/1
Draw 2-2
6%
16/1
13%
12/114/1
15%
14/1
Raith Rovers 3-1
6%
14/1
15%
11/1
9%
12/1
8%
23/2
Ayr United 1-0
5%
11/1
20%
10/112/1
13%
23/2
Raith Rovers 3-0
4%
12/111/1
9%
14/1
15%
23/2
Draw 0-0
4%
11/1
20%
17/2
5%
12/1
13%
11/1
Raith Rovers 3-2
4%
25/1
13%
18/1
12%
20/1
11%
22/1
Ayr United 2-0
4%
20/1
19%
16/1
11%
22/1
12%
22/1
Ayr United 3-1
3%
33/122/1
12%
33/134/1
Ayr United 3-2
3%
40/1
21%
25/133/135/1
Raith Rovers 4-1
3%
28/1
26%
18/128/1
26%
24/1
Over 2.5 Goals
62%
19/20
18%
-4/5
8%
10/13
Under 2.5 Goals
38%
17/20
16%
-10/11
9%
10/11
Home 1st Goal
52%
1/2
4%
-4/7
3%
-
Away 1st Goal
46%
7/4
5%
-8/5
1%
-
No 1st Goal
2%
11/1
20%
-11/1
8%
-
BTTS - Yes
63%
5/6
6%
4/58/11
4%
10/13
BTTS - No
37%
5/6
9%
10/11Evs
5%
19/20
BTTS - Home Win
28%
11/4
15%
5/2
6%
12/5
10%
-
BTTS - Draw
19%
9/219/5
4%
18/5
8%
4/1
BTTS - Away Win
17%
13/213/2
6%
13/2-
Home/draw
72%
1/4
4%
1/5
2%
2/9
2%
2/13
Away/draw
51%
1/1
9%
21/20
5%
21/20
7%
11/10
Home/away
77%
2/91/41/4
2%
11/50
Over 1.5 Goals
83%
2/7
8%
-1/4
4%
6/25
Under 1.5 Goals
17%
5/2
19%
-11/4
13%
13/5
Over 3.5 Goals
40%
12/5
30%
-2/1
14%
2/1
Under 3.5 Goals
60%
3/10
10%
-4/11
6%
33/100
Over 4.5 Goals
22%
5/1
33%
-9/2
22%
24/5
Under 4.5 Goals
78%
1/9
5%
-1/8
3%
1/10
Over 5.5 Goals
11%
9/1
25%
---
Under 5.5 Goals
89%
1/33
3%
---
Over 0.5 Goals
96%
1/20
4%
-1/331/100
Under 0.5 Goals
4%
15/2
43%
-10/110/1
Home DNB
65%
4/11
5%
3/10
4%
1/3
3%
1/4
Away DNB
44%
2/1
14%
11/5
9%
9/4
7%
13/5
Raith Rovers win to nil
22%
2/1-2/1
4%
-
Ayr United win to nil
12%
6/1
22%
-7/1
11%
-
Raith Rovers / Raith Rovers
31%
7/4
10%
17/10
8%
7/4
10%
31/20
Raith Rovers / Ayr United
2%
40/128/140/140/1
Raith Rovers / Draw
5%
16/112/114/114/1
Draw / Raith Rovers
18%
15/47/2
2%
18/515/4
Draw / Ayr United
9%
8/1
10%
8/1
5%
9/1
9%
9/1
Draw / Draw
14%
5/1
8%
17/4
5%
5/1
14%
5/1
Ayr United / Raith Rovers
4%
22/1
10%
18/1
12%
20/1
11%
20/1
Ayr United / Ayr United
12%
6/1
7%
11/2
7%
6/1
7%
13/2
Ayr United / Draw
5%
16/112/114/114/1
bet365
Win / draw / win Championship table

Raith Rovers have played 30 matches so far this season and lay in 2nd place in the Championship league table.

Performance against teams below them in the league

They have played 26 games against teams below in the table, having won 15, drawn 6 and lost 5 matches. They have kept 7 clean sheets and have failed to score in 4 fixtures. Raith Rovers have outscored their opponents by 49 goals to 43 goals.

Home League Performance

Raith Rovers have played 14 games at home winning 7, drawing 5 and losing 2 games. They have scored 27 goals, kept 4 clean sheets and conceded 21 goals at home.

Ayr United are in 7th position in the Championship on 38 points having played 30 matches so far this season.

Away League Performance

6 of those games have been losing matches. They have conceded 27 goals and kept 2 clean sheets. They have scored 24 goals in total and failed to score in 4 fixtures.

Performance against teams above them in the league

19 games have come against teams above them in the table. They have lost 10 games, drawn 3 and won 6. Ayr United have conceded 38 goals, scored 25, failed to score in 6 fixtures and have kept 2 clean sheets.

Raith Rovers
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Ayr United
HOME AWAY HOME AWAY TEAM PLD GD PTS HOME AWAY HOME AWAY
w
 
2-1F
l
 
2-0A
d
 
1-1F
w
 
0-1F
 Dundee Utd344771 
l
 
0-3A
l
 
1-0A
l
 
1-2F
l
 
1-0A
-
-
-
-
 Raith Rovers H341165 
l
 
1-2A
d
 
4-4F
l
 
1-2A
l
 
2-1A
d
 
0-00-0
w
 
0-1F
w
 
4-3F
d
 
2-2A
 Partick341254 
l
 
0-4A
d
 
2-2A
w
 
4-3F
Apr 27
l
 
1-3A
l
 
1-0A
d
 
1-1F
l
 
1-0A
 Airdrieonians34251 
w
 
1-0F
w
 
1-2F
w
 
2-1A
w
 
2-3F
d
 
0-00-0
Apr 27
w
 
3-2F
w
 
1-2F
 Greenock 34-144 
l
 
0-1A
l
 
3-1F
d
 
1-1A
l
 
3-0A
w
 
2-0F
w
 
1-2F
w
 
1-0F
w
 
0-1F
 Dunfermline34-543 
d
 
2-2A
w
 
0-1F
May 3
l
 
2-0A
w
 
2-1F
w
 
1-2F
d
 
4-4A
w
 
1-2F
 Ayr United A34-842 
-
-
-
-
l
 
2-3F
w
 
0-1F
w
 
1-0F
w
 
1-2A
 Inverness34-138 
w
 
1-0F
l
 
3-1A
l
 
1-3A
w
 
1-2F
l
 
1-2F
d
 
0-00-0
w
 
3-2F
w
 
2-3F
 Queen's Park34-1337 
d
 
2-2F
w
 
2-5F
l
 
1-2A
w
 
1-2F
May 3
l
 
3-2F
d
 
2-2F
w
 
1-2F
 Arbroath34-4423 
w
 
2-0F
l
 
2-1A
w
 
5-0F
d
 
0-00-0
Win / draw / win form
Raith Rovers 2ND
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
39
Conceded
27
Games: Scored
18 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
2 / 20
Won
9
Draw
8
L
3
Goals: Scored
33
Conceded
28
Games: Scored
16 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
4 / 20
Won
10
Draw
5
Lost
5
Ayr United 7TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
30
Conceded
34
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Won
8
D
4
Lost
8
Goals: Scored
31
Conceded
36
Games: Scored
16 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
4 / 20
Won
7
Draw
5
Lost
8
Win / draw / win head to head (H2H)
League games at Raith Rovers since 2016
Raith Rovers
Ayr United
Goals: Scored
12
13
Games: Scored
5 / 8
6 / 8
Clean sheets
2 / 8
3 / 8
RAI
3
D
4
AYR
1
All league games since 2016
Raith Rovers
Ayr United
Goals: Scored
21
22
Games: Scored
10 / 18
13 / 18
Clean sheets
5 / 18
8 / 18
RAI
7
D
6
AYR
5
Goal Statistics

Raith Rovers FC's fans will be hoping for goals on Saturday afternoon, not least because Ayr United have conceded in each of their last 9 Championship games. A PG of 1.9 for I. Murray's side suggests that run should continue.

Raith Rovers 2nd Ayr United 7th
Kickoff prediction
Kickoff prediction
1.9
goals
1.4
goals
Scoring probability
Scoring probability
0
16%
1
29%
2
27%
3
17%
4+
12%
There is a 84% probability that Raith Rovers will score 1 or more goals
0
26%
1
35%
2
24%
3
11%
4+
There is a 74% probability that Ayr United will score 1 or more goals
 
20 home / away league games
20 home / away league games
+18
Raith Rovers have scored 18% more goals at home than predicted
+6
Ayr United’s goalscoring when away has been inline with predictions
2.0
average goals scored
1.5
average goals scored
1.4
conceded
1.7
conceded
 
Statistics Championship - 2023/2024 Season
https://api.kickoff.co.uk/v1/fixture/264260/accaPanel/formStats/marketCode/FULL
Raith Rovers
PG (predicted goals)
Ayr United
1.9
1.4
Attack rating
11%
better
RAI
AYR
view stats
Games scored28
26
Failed to score6
8
Scored first24
15
Goals scored53
50
Avg. goals scored1.6
1.5
Avg. shots per game11
10
Avg. shots per goal7
7
Conversion rate14%
15%
KickOff rating
+11%
Defence rating
27%
better
RAI
AYR
view stats
Games conceded24
28
Clean sheets10
6
Conceded first7
18
Goals conceded42
58
Avg. goals conceded1.2
1.7
Avg. shots/game conceded11
10
Avg. shots/goal conceded9
6
Conversion rate12%
16%
KickOff rating
+27%

Raith Rovers v Ayr United Championship lLine ups will show here when available.

Raith Rovers Championship squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
311268
M DabrowskiL VaughanS StantonS Byrne
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
M Dabrowski GLK31
-
J Brown DEF10
-
S Brown DEF3111
5
-
K Watson DEF141
6
-
L Dick DEF322
4
-
R Matthews MID13
2
-
S Byrne MID28
8
-
A Connolly MID2535
1
-
S Stanton MID2856
1
-
D Easton MID3383
8
-
J Hamilton FWD286
4
-
Subs
A McNeil GLK2
-
D. Corr DEF2
1
-
J Mullin MID3025
3
-
S McGill MID151
1
-
K Turner MID112
3
-
L Vaughan FWD31123
4
-
C Smith FWD3144
2
-
Z Rudden FWD1232
2
-
Ayr United Championship squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
2912108
S McGintyA DowdsJ MurphyN McAllister
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
J Clarke GLK9
-
N McAllister DEF231
8
-
G Stanger DEF2311
1
-
S McGinty DEF291
1
J Sanders DEF111
1
-
J Murphy MID29610
3
-
B Dempsey MID1932
3
-
H McHugh MID912
1
-
F Bryden MID2612
2
-
M McKenzie FWD2815
2
-
A Dowds FWD26125
2
-
Subs
C Albinson GLK18
-
S Tomlinson MID9
-
A McGeady MID162
-
P Smith MID14
3
-
M Guthrie FWD
-
L. McRoberts FWD2
-
K Willoughby FWD93
-
F Amartey FWD2511
1
-
L Chalmers FWD2494
1
-