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Dumbarton will be at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday for the League One showdown with home side Falkirk.
All Falkirk v Dumbarton game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Falkirk will be looking for an improved result here following the 2-0 League One defeat in their last game at the hands of Alloa Athletic.
Euan Henderson (30') and Conor Sammon (64') scored for Alloa Athletic.
Paul Sheerin's Falkirk have netted a sum total of 9 times in their prior half-dozen outings. At the other end, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in that same time stands at 7.
Coming into this meeting, Falkirk haven't been beaten in the league by Dumbarton in their last 11 games. A decent run, indeed.
Dumbarton will come into the game following a 5-0 League One win to defeat East Fife in their most recent fixture.
For Dumbarton, the scorers were Ross MacLean (12'), Gregor Buchanan (41', 66'), Ryan McGeever (73') and Eoghan Stokes (87').
The stats don’t lie, and Dumbarton have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 12 goals in total. In defence, Dumbarton could really do with shoring things up.
Going into this contest, Dumbarton have not registered a win against Falkirk in games played away from home for the previous 12 league matches. A very poor set of away results, indeed.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head results going back to 10/08/2019 tells us that these fixtures have been miserable for Dumbarton. They have not managed to get themselves any victories at all whereas Falkirk have been the better of the two, winning in 67 per cent of those matches played.
A sum of 20 goals were produced between them in this period, with 18 of them from The Bairns and 2 for The Sons. The average goals per game has been 3.33.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was League One match day 14 on 30/03/2021 when the final score was Falkirk 1-1 Dumbarton.
The referee was Steven Kirkland.
Team News: Falkirk
The Falkirk manager Paul Sheerin has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game thanks to a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Dumbarton
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available to choose from, the Dumbarton boss Stephen Farrell has zero fitness concerns at all coming into this game.
We believe that Falkirk can create enough chances to score more than one when they face Dumbarton, who will not find it easy getting on the scoresheet.
Accordingly, we see a pretty comfortable 2-0 winning margin for Falkirk at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Falkirk Stadium (7,937)
Captain: Gary Miller
Chairman: Gary Deans
Manager: Paul Sheerin
Competitions: League One position 4, Challenge Cup (Second round)
⭐ Key Man: Callumn Morrison
Generally used in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Callumn Morrison was born in Alva, Scotland. Having made a first senior appearance for Hearts in the 2015 - 2016 season, the skilful Midfielder has managed to score 3 league goals in this League One 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 5 appearances.