FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Falkirk 16 Oct 2010

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History of the Partick Thistle v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Partick Thistle at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 90 games played, Bairns have recorded 25 wins, and Partick Th. have come away with 44 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Jags in a Scottish League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 24 AugPartick Th.0 - 1FalkirkSLGC
2005/2006Tue 23 AugFalkirk2 - 1Partick Th.SLGC
2004/2005Sat 05 MarFalkirk2 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Wed 29 DecPartick Th.2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2004/2005Tue 23 NovFalkirk3 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 04 SepPartick Th.1 - 4FalkirkSCD1
2001/2002Sat 16 MarPartick Th.3 - 0FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Jags's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 leaked at the wrong end.

Partick Th. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 8 matches. Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 15 points from 8 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Bairns has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Partick Th.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Falkirk Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.