Falkirk face a trip to Motherwell at Fir 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 47 and win only 18 of the 82 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Feb||Falkirk||1 - 2||Motherwell||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Motherwell||4 - 2||Falkirk||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Falkirk||0 - 1||Motherwell||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Falkirk||1 - 1||Motherwell||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Mar||Motherwell||3 - 1||Falkirk||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Falkirk||0 - 1||Motherwell||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Motherwell||5 - 0||Falkirk||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Motherwell's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While The 'Well have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.
Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Motherwell are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 36 points from 34 matches. Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 40 points from their 34 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Bairns has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Motherwell. Away win
|Motherwell||9 games since last home draw.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Falkirk||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.