FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Falkirk 19 Feb 2011

Last updated : 18 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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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 92 games played, Bairns have recorded 25 wins, and Partick Th. have come away with 46 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the The Jags carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 18 JanPartick Th.1 - 0FalkirkSFAC
2010/2011Tue 11 JanFalkirk2 - 2Partick Th.SFAC
2010/2011Sat 16 OctPartick Th.1 - 0FalkirkSCD1
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

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. The The Jags have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Bairns, and 8 goals against.

Partick Th. see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 24 points from their 20 games played so far, Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 20 games.

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

An indifferent set of results for Falkirk on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Bairns. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Falkirk 4 games since last defeat.