FM Preview: Queen of the South v Falkirk 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Queen of the South v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk travel to take on Queen of the South at Palmerston Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 43 games played, Bairns have recorded 10 wins, and Queen o.t.S. have come away with 18 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Queen o.t.S. was back in February 2005, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 11 SepFalkirk3 - 1Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2008/2009Sat 10 JanFalkirk4 - 2Queen o.t.S.SFAC
2008/2009Tue 23 SepFalkirk2 - 1Queen o.t.S.SLGC
2004/2005Sat 07 MayFalkirk1 - 2Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 19 FebQueen o.t.S.1 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2004/2005Sat 18 DecFalkirk4 - 2Queen o.t.S.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 21 AugQueen o.t.S.1 - 3FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Queen of the South have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, The Doonhamers have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Queen o.t.S.'s 13 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 15 points from 9 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Queen o.t.S.63126710

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Falkirk only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Palmerston Park will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Queen o.t.S. Won 5 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Falkirk Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.