FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

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Last updated : 23 January 2009
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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 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:
2008/2009Sat 15 NovFalkirk1 - 0MotherwellSPL
2008/2009Sun 05 OctMotherwell3 - 2FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 01 MarFalkirk0 - 0MotherwellSPL
2007/2008Sat 22 DecMotherwell0 - 3FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 22 SepFalkirk1 - 0MotherwellSPL
2006/2007Sat 28 AprMotherwell3 - 3FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sat 10 FebFalkirk1 - 2MotherwellSPL

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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Motherwell63128610
Falkirk61147124

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

Sequence statistics:
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.

Falkirk Match Reports

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