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History of the Kilmarnock v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park 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 41 and win only 10 of the 73 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2008, the Killie carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 17 MayKilmarnock2 - 1FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 29 MarFalkirk0 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2007/2008Wed 02 JanKilmarnock0 - 1FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 20 OctFalkirk1 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Tue 30 JanFalkirk0 - 3KilmarnockSLGC
2006/2007Sat 27 JanFalkirk0 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sat 18 NovKilmarnock2 - 1FalkirkSPL

Recent respective form guides

Kilmarnock have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Killie in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Kilmarnock, Falkirk are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bairns have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Kilmarnock find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 16 points they have accumulated from 9 games. Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 7 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Killie, as the Bairns have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Kilmarnock 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Falkirk Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.