FM Preview: Falkirk v Stirling Albion 02 Jan 2011

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History of the Falkirk v Stirling Albion fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Stirling Albion at The Falkirk Stadium on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 17 of the 26 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, with Falkirk running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 13 NovStirling Alb.0 - 5FalkirkSCD1
2010/2011Sat 21 AugFalkirk3-0Stirling Alb.SCD1
2010/2011Sat 24 JulStirling Alb.0 - 0FalkirkSCC
2004/2005Tue 31 AugFalkirk5 - 3Stirling Alb.SCC
1997/1998Sat 11 AprFalkirk1 - 0Stirling Alb.SCD1
1997/1998Sat 03 JanStirling Alb.0 - 6FalkirkSCD1
1997/1998Sat 08 NovFalkirk3 - 2Stirling Alb.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 9 conceded.

Stirling Alb. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Binos have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk's 23 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. Stirling Alb. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 14 games have yielded only 12 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Falkirk62221478
Stirling Alb.61056203

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Stirling Alb. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Bairns in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Stirling Alb. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.