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 48 and win only 19 of the 85 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the The 'Well edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Falkirk||1 - 0||Motherwell||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 05 Oct||Motherwell||3 - 2||Falkirk||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Falkirk||0 - 0||Motherwell||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Motherwell||0 - 3||Falkirk||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Falkirk||1 - 0||Motherwell||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Apr||Motherwell||3 - 3||Falkirk||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Feb||Falkirk||1 - 2||Motherwell||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Motherwell have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The The 'Well's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Falkirk is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Bairns have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Motherwell see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 27 points from their 22 games played so far, Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 22 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The 'Well, as the Bairns have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Motherwell||5 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Falkirk||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.