FM Preview: Falkirk v Greenock Morton 03 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd December 2011
The game between Falkirk and Greenock Morton in the Scottish Division One on 3rd December 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Falkirk v Greenock Morton fixture
Greenock Morton face a trip to Falkirk at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The 'Ton will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 46 and win only 14 of the 72 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, the Bairns carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Morton||3 - 2||Falkirk||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Apr||Morton||2 - 2||Falkirk||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Tue 01 Mar||Morton||0 - 0||Falkirk||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Feb||Falkirk||1-0||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Falkirk||2 - 1||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Morton||2 - 1||Falkirk||Scottish Division One|
|2000/2001||Tue 27 Mar||Falkirk||1 - 3||Morton||Scottish Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Falkirk are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 7 conceded.
Greenock Morton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the 'Ton have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 22 points from 14 games.
Greenock Morton's 19 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Greenock Morton have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Falkirk may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Falkirk||Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Greenock Morton||No sequences of note|
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