FM Preview: Falkirk v Hamilton Academical 24 Nov 2012

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 50 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 April 2012, with Falkirk running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Hamilton Ac. 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Falkirk 0 - 1 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Bairns have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Hamilton Academical's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Accies's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 12 matches.

Hamilton Academical see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 12 points from their 12 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 1 3 2 7 7 6
Hamilton Academical 6 3 0 3 7 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Hamilton Academical 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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