FM Preview: Falkirk v Greenock Morton 12 Jan 2013

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Last updated : 11 January 2013

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Greenock Morton fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Greenock Morton at Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, having won 48 and lost only 16 of the 79 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falkirk Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Morton 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Tue 20 Mar Falkirk 0-2 Morton Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Morton 0 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Falkirk 1 - 0 Morton Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Morton 3 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Morton 2 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Morton 0 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The 'Ton have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the 'Ton, and 5 goals against.

Falkirk's 23 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

Greenock Morton are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 16 games giving them a return of 29 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 4 1 1 12 6 13
Greenock Morton 6 4 1 1 15 7 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Greenock Morton Undefeated in last 12 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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Falkirk Match Reports

Scottish Championship Sat 13th January 15:00

Morton 0 - 1 Falkirk

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