FM Preview: Falkirk v Greenock Morton 03 Dec 2011

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Last updated : 02 December 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 2 2 2 13 14 8
Greenock Morton 6 2 2 2 10 8 8

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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