FM Preview: Livingston v Falkirk 16 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Livingston v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Livingston at Almondvale on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Bairns have winning 54.55% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Almondvale was earlier this season, the Livi carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 19 Feb Falkirk 2 - 0 Livingston Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Livingston 2-1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sun 02 Sep Falkirk 1 - 2 Livingston Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Falkirk 2 - 5 Livingston Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Mon 02 Jan Livingston 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Falkirk 4 - 3 Livingston Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Livingston 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Livingston have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Livi, with 8 goals against.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bairns have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Livingston are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 43 points from 26 games.

Falkirk's 37 points from 27 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
Livingston 6 3 1 2 12 7 10
Falkirk 6 3 1 2 7 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Bairns, but one which we believe will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Livingston 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Falkirk 5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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