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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 86 games played, Bairns have recorded 31 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 29 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 28 NovHibernian2 - 0FalkirkSPL
2009/2010Sat 22 AugFalkirk1-3HibernianSPL
2008/2009Sat 28 FebHibernian0 - 0FalkirkSPL
2008/2009Sat 29 NovFalkirk1 - 1HibernianSPL
2008/2009Sat 16 AugHibernian3 - 2FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Wed 27 FebFalkirk0 - 2HibernianSPL
2007/2008Sat 15 DecHibernian1 - 1FalkirkSPL

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 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Hibernian is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Hibees have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 30 games have yielded only 22 points. Hibernian lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 47 from their 29 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Hibernian Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.