FM Preview: Dumbarton v Falkirk 20 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 19 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk travel to take on Dumbarton at The Rock on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 14 of the 32 previous games, with the hosts winning just 13.

The last time the two teams met at Dumbarton was well over fifteen years ago, back in March 1994, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1993/1994 Sat 23 Apr Falkirk 4 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division One
1993/1994 Sat 05 Mar Dumbarton 0-1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
1985/1986 Mon 01 Jul Falkirk 0 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division One
1985/1986 Mon 01 Jul Dumbarton 2 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
1985/1986 Mon 01 Jul Dumbarton 2 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
1983/1984 Fri 01 Jul Falkirk 4 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish Division One
1983/1984 Fri 01 Jul Dumbarton 2 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Sons have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Bairns have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 8 games have yielded only 2 points.

Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 7 points from their 8 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 0 2 4 7 18 2
Falkirk 6 0 4 2 6 10 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Bairns out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Dumbarton. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Falkirk Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 4 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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