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History of the Airdrie United v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Airdrie United at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 86 games played, Bairns have recorded 20 wins, and Airdrie Utd. have come away with 40 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 26 DecFalkirk1 - 0Airdrie Utd.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 30 OctAirdrie Utd.1 - 3FalkirkSCD1
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

Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Diamonds in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Bairns have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Airdrie Utd.'s 42 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. Falkirk are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 27 games giving them a return of 63 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Airdrie Utd.6222578
Falkirk63218611

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Bairns could well see them head back from Shyberry Excelsior Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Airdrie Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Falkirk Undefeated in last 3 away games.
6 games since last defeat.