FM Preview: Falkirk v Dundee 30 Oct 2010

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History of the Falkirk v Dundee fixture

Falkirk play host to Dundee at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 79 games played, Bairns have recorded 38 wins, and Dundee have come away with 21 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Falkirk was back in March 2003, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
1997/1998Sat 25 OctFalkirk1 - 1DundeeSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Bairns, with 7 goals against.

In complete contrast to Falkirk, Dundee are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the The Dee have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 18 points from 10 games. Dundee's 13 points from 10 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 may be coming up against a decent side in Dundee, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bairns. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Won 5 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Dundee Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.