FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Falkirk 19 Jan 2013

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Last updated : 18 January 2013

Footymad preview History of the Partick Thistle v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Partick Thistle at Firhill on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 96 games played, Bairns have recorded 24 wins, and Partick Thistle have come away with 48 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Firhill was earlier this season, with Partick Thistle running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 27 Oct Falkirk 0 - 0 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Sat 11 Aug Partick Th. 3-1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Partick Th. 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Falkirk 1 - 1 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
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

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

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Jags in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Bairns have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Bairns, and 8 goals against.

Partick Thistle are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 34 points from 18 games.

Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 24 points from their 19 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Partick Thistle 6 1 2 3 7 10 5
Falkirk 6 3 1 2 11 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Bairns could well see them head back from Firhill with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Partick Thistle 13 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Falkirk Undefeated in last 4 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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