FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Dunfermline Athletic 29 Jan 2011

Last updated : 28 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Partick Thistle v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline A. 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 40 games played, Pars have recorded 15 wins, and Partick Th. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 14 DecDunfermline A.0 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2010/2011Sat 25 SepPartick Th.0 - 2Dunfermline A.SCD1
2009/2010Tue 23 MarDunfermline A.1 - 2Partick Th.SCD1
2009/2010Sat 23 JanPartick Th.1 - 4Dunfermline A.SCD1
2009/2010Sat 14 NovDunfermline A.3 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2009/2010Sat 19 SepPartick Th.2 - 0Dunfermline A.SCD1
2008/2009Sat 14 MarDunfermline A.0 - 1Partick Th.SCD1

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 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

Dunfermline A. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pars's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Partick Th.'s 19 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Dunfermline A. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 34 points from 18 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.624010410
Dunfermline A.62311379

FootyMad's prediction ...

Dunfermline A. are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Firhill Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Dunfermline A. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.