FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview

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History of the Falkirk v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at The Falkirk Stadium on Monday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 83 games played, Bairns have recorded 33 wins, and Hearts have come away with 27 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2006, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bairns in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 12 AugHearts0 - 0FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sat 25 MarFalkirk1-2HeartsSPL
2005/2006Mon 26 DecHearts5 - 0FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sun 02 OctFalkirk2 - 2HeartsSPL
2003/2004Wed 29 OctHearts2 - 1FalkirkSLGC
2002/2003Sat 25 JanFalkirk4 - 0HeartsSFAC
1995/1996Sat 30 MarFalkirk0 - 2HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Bairns's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Hearts's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Jambo's, and 7 goals against.

Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far, Hearts find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 21 points they have accumulated from 13 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Falkirk Stadium for the Bairns and the Madmen are unable to see past Hearts claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Hearts Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.