FM Preview: Airdrie United v Falkirk 08 Dec 2012

Last updated : 07 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Airdrie United v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk travel to take on Airdrie United at New Broomfield on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 84 games played, Bairns have recorded 21 wins, and Airdrie United have come away with 38 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Airdrie United was back in March 2005, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Falkirk 1 - 1 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sat 12 Mar Airdrie Utd. 2-2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sun 26 Dec Falkirk 1 - 0 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sat 30 Oct Airdrie Utd. 1 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sat 28 Aug Falkirk 5 - 0 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division One
2001/2002 Sat 23 Mar Falkirk 2 - 2 Airdrieonians Scottish Division One
2001/2002 Tue 12 Mar Airdrieonians 1 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Diamonds have scored 5, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Airdrie United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 13 matches.

Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 14 points from their 13 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Airdrie United 6 1 3 2 11 13 6
Falkirk 6 3 1 2 7 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bairns of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at New Broomfield with Falkirk coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Airdrie United Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Falkirk 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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