FootyMAD's Falkirk match preview

Last updated : 14 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Falkirk v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Falkirk at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 82 games played, The Hibees have recorded 27 wins, and Falkirk have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2006, the Bairns carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 10 MarHibernian2 - 0FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sat 16 DecFalkirk2 - 1HibernianSPL
2006/2007Sat 23 SepHibernian0 - 1FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sat 25 FebFalkirk1 - 5HibernianSFAC
2005/2006Sat 11 FebFalkirk0 - 0HibernianSPL
2005/2006Sat 19 NovHibernian2 - 3FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sat 20 AugFalkirk0 - 2HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Bairns's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 5 matches. Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 11 points they have accumulated from 5 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Hibees has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Falkirk. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Hibernian Undefeated in last 3 away games.
8 games since last defeat.