FM Preview: Dundee v Falkirk 22 Jan 2011

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History of the Dundee v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Dundee at Dens Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 52 out of 76 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Dundee running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctFalkirk3 - 3DundeeSCD1
2010/2011Sat 28 AugDundee2 - 0FalkirkSCD1
2002/2003Wed 09 AprDundee4 - 1FalkirkSFAC
2002/2003Sat 22 MarFalkirk1 - 1DundeeSFAC
2001/2002Wed 16 JanFalkirk0 - 1DundeeSFAC
1997/1998Sat 25 AprFalkirk1 - 0DundeeSCD1
1997/1998Sat 27 DecDundee0 - 1FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Dundee have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Dee in those games, with 7 conceded.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Bairns, and 11 goals against.

Dundee are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 18 games. Falkirk's 26 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Dee, as the Bairns have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Dundee 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Falkirk 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.