FM Preview: Falkirk v Ayr United 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Ayr United fixture

Ayr United travel to take on Falkirk at The 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 last time the two teams met at Falkirk was back in May 2004, over five years ago, 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 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
2003/2004 Sat 10 Jan Ayr Utd. 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish F.A. Cup
2003/2004 Sat 25 Oct Falkirk 0 - 1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2003/2004 Sat 16 Aug Ayr Utd. 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 4 conceded.

Ayr United's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Honest Men's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 33 points from 19 games.

Ayr United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 17 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 4 2 0 11 3 14
Ayr United 6 2 2 2 7 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Falkirk is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Unbeaten in the last 13 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Ayr United 11 games since last away draw.

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