FootyMAD's Dumbarton match preview

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History of the Partick Thistle v Dumbarton fixture

Partick Th. play host to Dumbarton at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, The Jags have recorded 10 wins, and Dumbarton have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Partick Th. was way back in the black-and-white days of December 1975, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1975/1976UnknownPartick Th.0-0DumbartonSCD1
1975/1976UnknownDumbarton2 - 3Partick Th.SCD1
1974/1975UnknownDumbarton0 - 1Partick Th.SPL
1974/1975UnknownPartick Th.2 - 1DumbartonSPL
1973/1974UnknownPartick Th.0 - 0DumbartonSPL
1973/1974UnknownDumbarton2 - 0Partick Th.SPL
1972/1973UnknownDumbarton4 - 2Partick Th.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Sons have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Partick Th. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 2 points from their 2 games so far. Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 1 from their 2 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Dumbarton. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Dumbarton Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.