FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Falkirk 11 Feb 2012

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 71 games played, Bairns have recorded 23 wins, and Greenock Morton have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the 'Ton edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Morton 0 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Falkirk 1 - 0 Morton Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Falkirk 2 - 1 Morton Scottish Division One
2000/2001 Sat 28 Apr Morton 2 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the 'Ton in those games, with 9 conceded.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 14 goals for and 13 against.

Greenock Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 26 points from their 20 games played so far,

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 35 points from 21 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Greenock Morton 6 3 1 2 8 11 10
Falkirk 6 2 3 1 8 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Bairns has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Greenock Morton. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Greenock Morton Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Falkirk Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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