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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 86 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 02 MayFalkirk2 - 1MotherwellSPL
2008/2009Sat 24 JanMotherwell1 - 1FalkirkSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the The 'Well in those games, with 10 conceded.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bairns have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Motherwell's 9 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 6 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Motherwell may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Motherwell Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Falkirk Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.