FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Falkirk 01 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 28th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Greenock Morton and Falkirk at 19:30 on Tuesday, 1st March 2011 in the Scottish Division One.
Morton play host to Falkirk at Cappielow Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 68 games played, The 'Ton have recorded 30 wins, and Falkirk have come away with 23 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Morton was back in April 2001, over five years ago, the The 'Ton carving out a narrow 2-1 victory 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:|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Feb||Falkirk||1 - 0||Morton||SCD1|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Falkirk||2 - 1||Morton||SCD1|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Morton||2-1||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2000/2001||Tue 27 Mar||Falkirk||1 - 3||Morton||SCD1|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||Morton||0 - 4||Falkirk||SCD1|
|2000/2001||Sat 12 Aug||Falkirk||1 - 0||Morton||SCD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 22 Apr||Morton||0 - 2||Falkirk||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
Greenock Morton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Bairns, and 7 goals against.
Morton's 28 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 36 points from 21 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the The 'Ton. Score draw
|Morton||4 games since last home draw.|
|Falkirk||5 games since last defeat.|