FM Preview: Hamilton Academical v Partick Thistle 13 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Hamilton Academical v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Thistle face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 65 games played, Jags have recorded 20 wins, and Hamilton Academical have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Accies carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Partick Th. 1 - 1 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Tue 09 Aug Hamilton Ac. 1-0 Partick Th. Scottish Challenge Cup
2007/2008 Sat 29 Mar Hamilton Ac. 0 - 0 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2007/2008 Sat 19 Jan Partick Th. 3 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2007/2008 Sat 10 Nov Hamilton Ac. 2 - 0 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2007/2008 Sat 01 Sep Partick Th. 0 - 3 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2006/2007 Sat 17 Mar Partick Th. 0 - 2 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Accies have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Partick Thistle's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

Hamilton Academical see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 22 points from their 18 games played so far,

Partick Thistle's 26 points from 18 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
Hamilton Academical 6 1 2 3 5 11 5
Partick Thistle 6 3 1 2 5 4 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Partick Thistle are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Hamilton Academical. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hamilton Academical Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Partick Thistle Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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