FootyMAD's Hamilton Academical match preview

History of the Hamilton Academical v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk travel to take on Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 29 of the 67 previous games, with the hosts winning just 23.

The last time the two teams met at Hamilton Ac. was back in January 1999, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 14 AugFalkirk1 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1
1998/1999Sat 20 MarFalkirk6 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1
1998/1999Sat 30 JanHamilton Ac.0 - 2FalkirkSCD1
1998/1999Sat 28 NovFalkirk2 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1
1998/1999Sat 03 OctHamilton Ac.2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
1997/1998Sat 18 AprHamilton Ac.1 - 2FalkirkSCD1
1997/1998Sat 10 JanFalkirk3 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Falkirk however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 16 goals for the Bairns, and 7 goals against.

Hamilton Ac. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 9 matches. Falkirk are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 9 games giving them a return of 20 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 Hamilton Ac.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Ac. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Falkirk 11 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.