FM Preview: Hamilton Academical v Falkirk 01 Oct 2011

Last updated : 30 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Hamilton Academical v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 31 of the 73 previous games, with the hosts winning just 24.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Falkirk 0 - 1 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 20 Mar Hamilton Ac. 2-2 Falkirk Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Falkirk 2 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Hamilton Ac. 0 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Wed 13 May Hamilton Ac. 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Sat 21 Feb Falkirk 1 - 2 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Sat 08 Nov Hamilton Ac. 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Accies in those games, with 7 conceded.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Bairns, and 6 goals against.

Hamilton Academical are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 12 points from 7 games.

Falkirk's 9 points from 7 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
Hamilton Academical 6 2 2 2 7 7 8
Falkirk 6 3 2 1 13 9 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Falkirk on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Hamilton Academical. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hamilton Academical Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Falkirk Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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