FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Falkirk 27 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Bairns have recorded 16 wins, and Dunfermline Athletic have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at East End Park was earlier this season, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Pars in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 16 Feb Falkirk 1 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Wed 26 Dec Dunfermline A. 0-1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Falkirk 2 - 2 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Dunfermline A. 3 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Falkirk 1 - 2 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Dunfermline A. 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Falkirk 0 - 1 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic could not have a worse home record, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While Pars have scored 5, a worringly large 18 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bairns have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dunfermline Athletic's 41 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

Falkirk's 37 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dunfermline Athletic 6 0 2 4 8 17 2
Falkirk 6 3 1 2 6 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Bairns has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Dunfermline Athletic. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dunfermline Athletic Been beaten in each of their previous 6 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Falkirk 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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