FootyMAD St. Mirren match preview

History of the St. Mirren v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to St. Mirren at St Mirren Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Bairns have won 23 of the 86 games compared to the host's 42 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2003, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Buddies in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 03 MaySt Mirren1 - 2FalkirkSCD1
2002/2003Sat 15 FebFalkirk3 - 1St MirrenSCD1
2002/2003Sat 26 OctSt Mirren4 - 4FalkirkSCD1
2002/2003Sat 10 AugFalkirk2 - 0St MirrenSCD1
2001/2002Sat 27 AprSt Mirren0 - 0FalkirkSCD1
2001/2002Sat 09 FebFalkirk0 - 0St MirrenSCD1
2001/2002Sat 08 DecSt Mirren1 - 5FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

St. Mirren have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Bairns have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bairns, and 9 goals against.

St Mirren are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 7 matches. Falkirk's 11 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at St Mirren. Away win

Sequence statistics:
St Mirren Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Falkirk 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.