FM Preview: Falkirk v Greenock Morton 20 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Greenock Morton fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Greenock Morton at The Falkirk Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, having won 47 and lost only 14 of the 73 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, the Bairns carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Falkirk 1 - 0 Morton Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Falkirk 2 - 1 Morton Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 5 conceded.

Greenock Morton have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the 'Ton have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 44 points from 28 games.

Greenock Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 32 points from their 28 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 2 2 2 7 5 8
Greenock Morton 6 0 2 4 4 14 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Bairns's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Greenock Morton. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Greenock Morton Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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