FM Preview: Falkirk v Partick Thistle 18 Dec 2010

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History of the Falkirk v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Th. travel to take on Falkirk at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 91 games played, The Jags have recorded 33 wins, and Falkirk have come away with 35 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Falkirk was back in August 2005, over five years ago, the Bairns carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 16 OctPartick Th.1 - 0FalkirkSCD1
2010/2011Tue 24 AugPartick Th.0 - 1FalkirkSLGC
2005/2006Tue 23 AugFalkirk2 - 1Partick Th.SLGC
2004/2005Sat 05 MarFalkirk2 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Wed 29 DecPartick Th.2 - 1FalkirkSCD1
2004/2005Tue 23 NovFalkirk3 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 04 SepPartick Th.1 - 4FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Bairns, with 10 goals against.

Partick Th. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Jags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Falkirk's 22 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. Partick Th. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 15 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Falkirk62131487
Partick Th.6231649

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form The Jags, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Partick Th. Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.