FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Falkirk 15 Feb 2011

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History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk pack their bags to visit Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 43 games played, Bairns have recorded 16 wins, and Dunfermline A. have come away with 17 victories.

The previous match played between the two at East End Park was more than three years back, in May 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 07 AugFalkirk0 - 1Dunfermline A.SCD1
2008/2009Sun 26 AprFalkirk2 - 0Dunfermline A.SFAC
2006/2007Sat 19 MayDunfermline A.0 - 3FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sat 13 JanFalkirk1 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2006/2007Sat 04 NovDunfermline A.0 - 3FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sat 05 AugFalkirk1 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2005/2006Sat 15 AprFalkirk0 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Pars, with 5 goals against.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Those games have seen the Bairns pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.

Dunfermline A. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 37 points from 20 games. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 19 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline A.62221188
Falkirk6213587

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Bairns could well see them head back from East End Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A. Unbeaten in the last 16 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Falkirk 12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.