FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Partick Thistle 04 Dec 2010

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History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Th. face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Jags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 7 of the 41 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Partick Th. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Pars in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2008/2009Sat 14 FebPartick Th.2 - 3Dunfermline A.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Pars, with 8 goals against.

Partick Th. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Dunfermline A. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 26 points from 13 games. Partick Th. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 13 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline A.622211108
Partick Th.63128710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Partick Th. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Dunfermline A. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A. Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Partick Th. 4 games since last away draw.