FM Preview: Hamilton Academical v Falkirk 05 Jan 2013

Last updated : 04 January 2013 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 37 of the 80 previous games, with the hosts winning just 24.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at New Douglas Park was less than a year ago, in February 2012, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Accies in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 24 Nov Falkirk 2 - 1 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Tue 10 Apr Falkirk 3 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sun 01 Apr Falkirk 1 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Challenge Cup
2011/2012 Sat 18 Feb Hamilton Ac. 0-1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Falkirk 0 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Hamilton Ac. 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Falkirk 0 - 1 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Falkirk however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bairns, and 8 goals against.

Hamilton Academical see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 15 points from their 13 games played so far,

Falkirk's 22 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hamilton Academical 6 4 1 1 10 4 13
Falkirk 6 5 0 1 13 6 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bairns's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Hamilton Academical, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hamilton Academical 7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Falkirk 3 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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