FootyMAD's Airdrie United match preview

History of the Airdrie United v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk pack their bags to visit Airdrie United at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 85 games played, Bairns have recorded 19 wins, and Airdrie Utd. have come away with 40 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium was within the last three years, in March 2002, the The Diamonds carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 28 AugFalkirk5 - 0Airdrie Utd.SCD1
2001/2002Sat 23 MarFalkirk2 - 2AirdrieoniansSCD1
2001/2002Tue 12 MarAirdrieonians1 - 0FalkirkSCD1
2001/2002Sat 17 NovFalkirk1 - 2AirdrieoniansSCD1
2001/2002Sat 15 SepAirdrieonians2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2000/2001Sat 07 AprFalkirk1 - 1AirdrieoniansSCD1
2000/2001Sat 24 MarAirdrieonians1 - 2FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Diamonds have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Airdrie Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 11 matches. Falkirk are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 11 games giving them a return of 24 points.

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

Falkirk are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Airdrie Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Airdrie Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Falkirk 3 successive away victories.
12 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.