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The League One clash at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday sees home team Falkirk take on Dumbarton.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Falkirk v Dumbarton are shown on this page (plus the best game odds).
Falkirk will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 1-2 League One loss in their previous game against Clyde.
The only name on the scoresheet from Falkirk was Aidan Keena (50'). Ally Love (61') and Aaron Splaine (75') scored for Clyde.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Falkirk haven’t conceded. In fact, Falkirk have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 13 goals during that time. It will be interesting to find out if that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Ahead of this clash, Falkirk have not won at home in their last 5 league games. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Airdrie United in League One action, Dumbarton and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Dylan Easton (69') scored for Airdrie United.
The numbers tell their own story, and Dumbarton have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 13 goals in all. In defence, Dumbarton have not been doing too well.
Coming into this meeting, Dumbarton remain undefeated by Falkirk when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 04/01/2020 shows us that Falkirk have won 4 of these games & Dumbarton 1, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
An aggregate of 18 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 15 from The Bairns and 3 created by The Sons. The average goals per game has been 3.
Team News: Falkirk
The Falkirk boss Martin Rennie does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match with a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Dumbarton
Owing to a completely healthy squad to choose from, the Dumbarton boss Stephen Farrell has no fitness concerns at all ahead of this match.
We envisage that Dumbarton will likely create enough chances to score a goal against this Falkirk side, although that might not be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re going for both teams to score in a 2-1 win for Falkirk by the conclusion of the game. Should be an interesting one.
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: Steven Hetherington
Chairman: Gary Deans
Manager: Martin Rennie
Competitions: League One position 7
🔑 Star Player: Callumn Morrison
Mostly taking to the field in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Callumn Morrison was born in Alva, Scotland. Having made his senior debut playing for Hearts in the 2015 - 2016 season, the gifted Midfielder has struck 4 league goals in the League One 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 11 appearances.