FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Dunfermline Athletic 29 Jan 2011

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History of the Partick Thistle v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Partick Th. prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 40 games played, The Jags have recorded 16 wins, and Dunfermline A. have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Firhill Stadium was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 14 DecDunfermline A.0 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
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

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. The The Jags have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

Dunfermline A. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pars's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Partick Th.'s 19 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Dunfermline A. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 34 points from 18 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.624010410
Dunfermline A.62311379

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Dunfermline A. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.