FM Preview: Falkirk v Partick Thistle 10 Mar 2012

Last updated : 09 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Partick Thistle fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Partick Thistle at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 95 games played, Bairns have recorded 37 wins, and Partick Thistle have come away with 34 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, the Bairns carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Partick Th. 2 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Falkirk 2-1 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 19 Apr Falkirk 2 - 0 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Partick Th. 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Falkirk 2 - 3 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 18 Jan Partick Th. 1 - 0 Falkirk Scottish F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Tue 11 Jan Falkirk 2 - 2 Partick Th. Scottish F.A. Cup

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Partick Thistle is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Jags have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 43 points from 26 games.

Partick Thistle's 34 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 2 2 2 6 4 8
Partick Thistle 6 2 1 3 8 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Bairns's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Partick Thistle. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk No sequences of note
Partick Thistle Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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