FM Preview: Falkirk v Cowdenbeath 02 Oct 2010

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History of the Falkirk v Cowdenbeath fixture

Falkirk play host to Cowdenbeath at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Bairns have recorded 10 wins, and Cowdenbeath have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Falkirk was way back in the black-and-white days of July 1979, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 22 AugCowdenbeath0 - 5FalkirkSLGC
1979/1980Sun 01 JulCowdenbeath0 - 0FalkirkSCD2
1979/1980Sun 01 JulFalkirk0-0CowdenbeathSCD2
1979/1980Sun 01 JulFalkirk3 - 0CowdenbeathSCD2
1978/1979Sat 01 JulFalkirk2 - 1CowdenbeathSCD2
1978/1979Sat 01 JulFalkirk0 - 3CowdenbeathSCD2
1978/1979Sat 01 JulCowdenbeath1 - 1FalkirkSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 6 conceded.

Cowdenbeath have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 12 points from 7 games. Cowdenbeath's 12 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk are starting to turn The Falkirk Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Won 4 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Cowdenbeath 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.