FM Preview: Falkirk v Greenock Morton 12 Feb 2011

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History of the Falkirk v Greenock Morton fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Greenock Morton at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, having won 45 and lost only 14 of the 71 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, the Bairns carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 18 SepFalkirk2-1MortonSCD1
2000/2001Sat 28 AprMorton2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2000/2001Tue 27 MarFalkirk1 - 3MortonSCD1
2000/2001Sat 21 OctMorton0 - 4FalkirkSCD1
2000/2001Sat 12 AugFalkirk1 - 0MortonSCD1
1999/2000Sat 22 AprMorton0 - 2FalkirkSCD1
1999/2000Sat 18 DecFalkirk2 - 1MortonSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Bairns's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Morton's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 29 points from 18 games. Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 21 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Falkirk Stadium for the Bairns and the Madmen are unable to see past Morton claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Morton Last drawn game 4 outings ago.