FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Falkirk 22 Oct 2011

Footymad preview 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 93 games played, Bairns have recorded 26 wins, and Partick Thistle have come away with 46 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Falkirk inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Jags in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Partick Th. 1 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Jags, with 6 goals against.

The Bairns have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Bairns, and 6 goals against.

Partick Thistle see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far,

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 15 points from 9 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Partick Thistle 6 3 1 2 14 7 10
Falkirk 6 5 0 1 12 6 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Bairns out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Partick Thistle. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Partick Thistle Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Falkirk 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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