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History of the Falkirk v Hibernian fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Hibernian at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 79 games played, Bairns have recorded 30 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 26 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 19 NovHibernian2 - 3FalkirkSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Bairns have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Hibernian's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Hibees have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 25 matches. Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 44 points they have accumulated from 25 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 Hibernian claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hibernian Last drawn game 7 outings ago.