FM Preview: Falkirk v Livingston 24 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Livingston fixture

Livingston face a trip to Falkirk at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Livi have recorded 4 wins, and Falkirk have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, as the Bairns edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4-3 in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 02 Jan Livingston 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Falkirk 4-3 Livingston Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Livingston 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2005/2006 Sat 06 May Falkirk 1 - 0 Livingston Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 28 Jan Livingston 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 29 Oct Falkirk 1 - 1 Livingston Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 06 Aug Livingston 0 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Bairns's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Livingston's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Livi have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 44 points from 29 games.

Livingston see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 35 points from their 28 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 1 2 3 6 7 5
Livingston 6 2 0 4 11 13 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Livingston are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Falkirk. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Livingston 11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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