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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, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 97 games played, Bairns have recorded 48 wins, and St. Mirren have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 16 MayFalkirk0-2St. MirrenSPL
2008/2009Sat 14 FebSt. Mirren2 - 2FalkirkSPL
2008/2009Sat 06 DecFalkirk1 - 2St. MirrenSPL
2008/2009Sat 20 SepSt. Mirren1 - 1FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 26 AprSt. Mirren1 - 0FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 16 FebFalkirk4 - 0St. MirrenSPL
2007/2008Sat 01 DecSt. Mirren1 - 5FalkirkSPL

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Bairns have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

St. Mirren's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Buddies, and 8 goals against.

Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 7 games have yielded only 3 points. St. Mirren see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 8 points from their 7 games played so far,

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

Nothing seems to be going right for the Bairns at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Buddies come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
St. Mirren 12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.