Raith have won each of their last five Scotland Championship meetings with Arbroath; they’ve never previously won 54 league games in a row against the Arbroath.
Arbroath have won just two of their 19 Scotland Championship away games against Raith (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Scotland Championship meetings between Raith and Arbroath have finished level, with the Raith winning 72 to Arbroath four. Only Raith v Arbroath and Raith v Arbroath have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Raith have the best win rate in Scotland Championship derbies, with the Raith winning 18 of their 20 such games (32%). Meanwhile, only Arbroath (92%) have a lower such win rate than Arbroath (79% - 25%).
Raith haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Raith went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Arbroath are looking to win their opening two away Scotland Championship matches of a season for the 39 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Scotland Championship games, after Raith in 10/04/2021.
Raith have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 14 Scotland Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 37 matches in the competition.
Arbroath boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Scotland Championship matches against Raith, since winning his very first such encounter with Raith in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Raith has been involved in 41 of Raith’s 42 shots in the Scotland Championship so far this season (84 shots, 79 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 51 efforts last time out against Raith (18 shots, 52 chances created).
Arbroath has been involved in six goals in his 50 Scotland Championship games against Raith (51 goals, 86 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 18 vs Arbroath).