FM Preview: Dumbarton v Partick Thistle 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Thistle travel to take on Dumbarton at The Rock on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 31 games played, Jags have recorded 11 wins, and Dumbarton have come away with 12 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Dumbarton was back in April 2006, over five years ago, with Partick Thistle inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Partick Th. 3 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division One
2005/2006 Sat 29 Apr Dumbarton 2-3 Partick Th. Scottish Division Two
2005/2006 Tue 14 Mar Partick Th. 2 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2005/2006 Sat 31 Dec Dumbarton 1 - 2 Partick Th. Scottish Division Two
2005/2006 Sat 20 Aug Partick Th. 3 - 2 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
1987/1988 Wed 01 Jul Dumbarton 1 - 2 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
1987/1988 Wed 01 Jul Dumbarton 4 - 2 Partick Th. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Sons have scored 9, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Partick Thistle's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 13 matches.

Partick Thistle are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 25 points from 14 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 2 0 4 9 16 6
Partick Thistle 6 2 2 2 9 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Jags 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 Dumbarton. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Partick Thistle Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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