FootyMAD's Falkirk match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline A. face a trip to Falkirk at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pars will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Bairns carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 04 NovDunfermline A.0 - 3FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sat 05 AugFalkirk1 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2005/2006Sat 15 AprFalkirk0 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2005/2006Sat 01 AprDunfermline A.1 - 1FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sat 31 DecFalkirk1 - 2Dunfermline A.SPL
2005/2006Sat 15 OctDunfermline A.0 - 1FalkirkSPL
2002/2003Tue 22 OctDunfermline A.2 - 0FalkirkSLGC

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Bairns, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Falkirk, Dunfermline A. are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Pars have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Falkirk's 30 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Dunfermline A. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 23 games have yielded only 14 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline A.6123375

FootyMad's prediction ...

Pars are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Falkirk. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Dunfermline A. Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.