FM Preview: Falkirk v Partick Thistle 10 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Thistle face a trip to Falkirk at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 95 games played, Jags have recorded 34 wins, and Falkirk have come away with 37 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Bairns carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
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

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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Partick Thistle is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Jags have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 43 points from 26 games.

Partick Thistle's 34 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 2 2 2 6 4 8
Partick Thistle 6 2 1 3 8 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Bairns, as the Jags have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk No sequences of note
Partick Thistle Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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