FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Falkirk 01 Mar 2011

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History of the Greenock Morton v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk travel to take on Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 68 games played, Bairns have recorded 23 wins, and Morton have come away with 30 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Morton was back in April 2001, over five years ago, the The 'Ton carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 12 FebFalkirk1 - 0MortonSCD1
2010/2011Sat 18 SepFalkirk2 - 1MortonSCD1
2000/2001Sat 28 AprMorton2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2000/2001Tue 27 MarFalkirk1 - 3MortonSCD1
2000/2001Sat 21 OctMorton0 - 4FalkirkSCD1
2000/2001Sat 12 AugFalkirk1 - 0MortonSCD1
1999/2000Sat 22 AprMorton0 - 2FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Bairns, and 7 goals against.

Morton's 28 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 36 points from 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Falkirk only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Cappielow Park will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morton 4 games since last home draw.
Falkirk 5 games since last defeat.