FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Hamilton Academical 02 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Partick Thistle v Hamilton Academical fixture

Partick Thistle prepare to entertain Hamilton Academical at Firhill on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 68 games played, Jags have recorded 29 wins, and Hamilton Academical have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Firhill was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Partick Thistle running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Fri 16 Nov Hamilton Ac. 1 - 0 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2012/2013 Tue 28 Aug Hamilton Ac. 1 - 0 Partick Th. Scottish League Cup
2011/2012 Sat 05 May Hamilton Ac. 2 - 2 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Partick Th. 2-0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Fri 13 Jan Hamilton Ac. 1 - 0 Partick Th. Scottish Division One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Jags in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Accies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Accies, and 6 goals against.

Partick Thistle are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 27 points from 14 games.

Hamilton Academical see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 15 points from their 13 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Partick Thistle 6 2 1 3 7 7 7
Hamilton Academical 6 4 1 1 10 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Jags, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Partick Thistle 12 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hamilton Academical 4 games since last defeat.

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