FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview

Last updated : 12 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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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 Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 86 games played, Bairns have recorded 35 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 May 2008, the Bairns carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Mon 05 MayFalkirk2-1HeartsSPL
2007/2008Sat 22 MarHearts0 - 0FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 29 DecFalkirk2 - 1HeartsSPL
2007/2008Sat 06 OctHearts4 - 2FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sat 20 JanHearts1 - 0FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Mon 13 NovFalkirk1 - 1HeartsSPL
2006/2007Sat 12 AugHearts0 - 0FalkirkSPL

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Hearts have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Jambo's have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 4 games have yielded only 0 points. Hearts find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 9 points they have accumulated from 4 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Falkirk's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Hearts. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Hearts 5 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.