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History of the Hibernian v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk travel to take on Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bairns will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 47 and win only 17 of the 79 games.

The last time the two teams met at Hibernian was back in May 1999, over five years ago, the The Hibees carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 20 AugFalkirk0 - 2HibernianSPL
1998/1999Sat 08 MayHibernian2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
1998/1999Sat 20 FebFalkirk1 - 2HibernianSCD1
1998/1999Sat 12 DecHibernian2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
1998/1999Sat 22 AugFalkirk1 - 1HibernianSCD1
1995/1996Sat 27 AprFalkirk1 - 1HibernianSPL
1995/1996Sat 24 FebHibernian2 - 1FalkirkSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Hibees in those games, with 6 conceded.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bairns have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hibernian are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 31 points from 14 games. Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hibernian may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Falkirk Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.