FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Falkirk 27 Nov 2010

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History of the Greenock Morton v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk travel to take on Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, 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 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
1999/2000Sat 18 DecFalkirk2 - 1MortonSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These games have seen the The 'Ton score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Bairns, and 10 goals against.

Morton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 13 points from their 13 games played so far, Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 22 points from 13 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Falkirk on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Morton. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morton 4 games since last home draw.
Falkirk 9 games since last away draw.