FootyMAD's Ayr United match preview

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History of the Partick Thistle v Ayr United fixture

Partick Th. are ready to welcome Ayr United to Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Jags are clearly on top, having won 28 and lost only 13 of the 54 games.

The previous match played between the two at Firhill Stadium was more than three years back, in December 2001, the The Jags carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 10 SepAyr Utd.2 - 2Partick Th.SCD2
2001/2002Sat 09 MarAyr Utd.1 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2001/2002Wed 26 DecPartick Th.2-1Ayr Utd.SCD1
2001/2002Sat 27 OctAyr Utd.0 - 2Partick Th.SCD1
2001/2002Sat 08 SepPartick Th.2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1
1997/1998Sat 09 MayPartick Th.1 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD1
1997/1998Sat 28 FebAyr Utd.2 - 2Partick Th.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Ayr Utd. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. While the Honest Men have hit 13 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 19 points from 11 games. Ayr Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.641114713
Ayr Utd.60338163

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that The Jags's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Ayr Utd.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Ayr Utd. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.