FootyMAD's St. Mirren match preview

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History of the Falkirk v St. Mirren fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain St. Mirren at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, having won 46 and lost only 20 of the 90 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was just last season, in April 2005, with St. Mirren inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bairns in a Scottish Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 23 AprFalkirk1-2St. MirrenSCD1
2004/2005Sat 11 DecSt. Mirren0 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2004/2005Sat 23 OctFalkirk0 - 0St. MirrenSCD1
2004/2005Sat 07 AugSt. Mirren2 - 0FalkirkSCD1
2003/2004Sat 24 AprFalkirk1 - 0St. MirrenSCD1
2003/2004Sat 14 FebSt. Mirren1 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2003/2004Sat 13 DecFalkirk0 - 0St. MirrenSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. Bairns have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

St. Mirren's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 10 points from their 9 games played so far, St. Mirren find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 13 points they have accumulated from 9 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Falkirk Stadium for the Bairns and the Madmen are unable to see past St. Mirren claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
St. Mirren Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.