Falkirk face a trip to Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 59 out of 88 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Jambo's in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Falkirk||0 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Feb||Hearts||0 - 1||Falkirk||SFAC|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Hearts||2 - 1||Falkirk||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Falkirk||2 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2007/2008||Mon 05 May||Falkirk||2 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Hearts||0 - 0||Falkirk||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Falkirk||2 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Heart of Midlothian have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Jambo's, with 4 goals against.
In complete contrast to Hearts, Falkirk are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Bairns have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Hearts see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 8 points from their 8 games played so far, Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 8 games have yielded only 3 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Bairns are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Hearts. Home win
|Hearts||Won 4 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Falkirk||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 10 most recent games.