FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

Last updated : 27 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Motherwell v Falkirk fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 10 FebFalkirk1 - 2MotherwellSPL
2006/2007Sat 25 NovMotherwell4 - 2FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sat 26 AugFalkirk0 - 1MotherwellSPL
2005/2006Sat 22 AprFalkirk1 - 1MotherwellSPL
2005/2006Sat 11 MarMotherwell3 - 1FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sat 10 DecFalkirk0 - 1MotherwellSPL
2005/2006Sat 17 SepMotherwell5 - 0FalkirkSPL

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.