FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Falkirk 09 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Greenock Morton v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 70 games played, Bairns have recorded 22 wins, and Greenock Morton have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cappielow Park was earlier this season, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the 'Ton in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 12 Jan Falkirk 0 - 1 Morton Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Morton 1-2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Tue 20 Mar Falkirk 0 - 2 Morton Scottish Division One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the 'Ton, with 8 goals against.

The Bairns have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Greenock Morton are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 26 games giving them a return of 52 points.

Falkirk's 37 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Greenock Morton 6 3 1 2 13 10 10
Falkirk 6 4 1 1 11 6 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Bairns could well see them head back from Cappielow Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Greenock Morton Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Falkirk 4 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.

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