FM Preview: Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic 16 Feb 2013

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Last updated : 15 February 2013

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 48 games played, Bairns have recorded 24 wins, and Dunfermline Athletic have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sun 26 Apr Falkirk 2 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish F.A. Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 10 conceded.

Dunfermline Athletic have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Pars's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Falkirk's 27 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

Dunfermline Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 39 points from 23 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 2 1 3 11 14 7
Dunfermline Athletic 6 2 0 4 6 11 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Bairns, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Dunfermline Athletic 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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