FM Preview: Falkirk v Hamilton Academical 23 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Hamilton Academical fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Hamilton Academical at Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, having won 46 and lost only 15 of the 74 games.

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

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 05 Jan Hamilton Ac. 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sat 24 Nov Falkirk 2-1 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sat 15 Sep Hamilton Ac. 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Tue 10 Apr Falkirk 3 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sun 01 Apr Falkirk 1 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Challenge Cup
2011/2012 Sat 18 Feb Hamilton Ac. 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Falkirk 0 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 6 conceded.

Hamilton Academical have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Accies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Falkirk's 37 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

Hamilton Academical are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 29 points from 26 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 3 1 2 7 7 10
Hamilton Academical 6 1 3 2 6 8 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk may be coming up against a decent side in Hamilton Academical, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bairns. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hamilton Academical Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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