FM Preview: Ayr United v Falkirk 03 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Ayr United v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Ayr United at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 65 games played, Bairns have recorded 21 wins, and Ayr United have come away with 28 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Honest Men carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 15 Feb Ayr Utd. 2-1 Falkirk Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Falkirk 0 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Ayr Utd. 2 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sat 31 Jul Ayr Utd. 0 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Challenge Cup
2003/2004 Sat 08 May Falkirk 0 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2003/2004 Sat 06 Mar Ayr Utd. 2 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2003/2004 Sat 10 Jan Ayr Utd. 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Ayr United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Falkirk however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Bairns, and 5 goals against.

Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 24 matches.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 43 points from 25 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ayr United 6 2 2 2 11 11 8
Falkirk 6 2 2 2 7 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bairns's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Ayr United, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ayr United 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Falkirk 4 games since last defeat.

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