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History of the Hibernian v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to 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 49 and win only 19 of the 84 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the The Hibees edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 29 NovFalkirk1 - 1HibernianSPL
2008/2009Sat 16 AugHibernian3 - 2FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Wed 27 FebFalkirk0 - 2HibernianSPL
2007/2008Sat 15 DecHibernian1 - 1FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 15 SepFalkirk1 - 1HibernianSPL
2006/2007Sat 10 MarHibernian2 - 0FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sat 16 DecFalkirk2 - 1HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bairns have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 32 points from their 26 games played so far, Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 26 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Easter Road Stadium with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Falkirk No win in the 2 most recent games.