FM Preview: Falkirk v Partick Thistle 15 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Partick Thistle fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Partick Thistle at The Falkirk Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 92 games played, Bairns have recorded 35 wins, and Partick Thistle have come away with 33 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Partick Th. 1 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 24 Aug Partick Th. 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish League Cup
2005/2006 Tue 23 Aug Falkirk 2 - 1 Partick Th. Scottish League Cup
2004/2005 Sat 05 Mar Falkirk 2 - 1 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Wed 29 Dec Partick Th. 2 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Partick Thistle have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The The Jags's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 24 games.

Partick Thistle's 32 points from 25 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 5 8
Partick Thistle 6 2 3 1 6 3 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Falkirk at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Bairns will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Partick Thistle 5 games since last defeat.

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