FM Preview: Hamilton Academical v Falkirk 18 Feb 2012

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 32 of the 74 previous games, with the hosts winning just 24.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, 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
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
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

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Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Accies have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.

Hamilton Academical see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 27 points from their 22 games played so far,

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 36 points from 22 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hamilton Academical 6 1 3 2 6 7 6
Falkirk 6 1 3 2 6 7 6

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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 Hamilton Academical. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hamilton Academical Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Falkirk Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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