FM Preview: Falkirk v Ayr United 05 May 2012

Last updated : 04 May 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Ayr United fixture

Ayr United face a trip to Falkirk at Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Honest Men will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Ayr Utd. 1 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Wed 15 Feb Ayr Utd. 2 - 1 Falkirk Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Falkirk 0-0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Ayr Utd. 2 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sat 31 Jul Ayr Utd. 0 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Challenge Cup
2003/2004 Sat 08 May Falkirk 0 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2003/2004 Sat 06 Mar Ayr Utd. 2 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Ayr United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Honest Men have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 49 points from 35 games.

Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 35 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 2 2 2 8 7 8
Ayr United 6 2 0 4 9 13 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Ayr United 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 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Ayr United 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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