FootyMAD's Dunfermline Athletic match preview

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History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Th. face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Jags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 19 and win only 5 of the 37 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 02 AugPartick Th.1 - 0Dunfermline A.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 05 AprPartick Th.0 - 1Dunfermline A.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 16 FebDunfermline A.1 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2007/2008Tue 22 JanPartick Th.2 - 1Dunfermline A.SFAC
2007/2008Sat 15 DecPartick Th.1 - 1Dunfermline A.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 29 SepDunfermline A.1 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 24 FebDunfermline A.2 - 0Partick Th.SFAC

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

The The Jags 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. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Dunfermline A. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 15 points from 9 games. Partick Th.'s 14 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline A.63219411
Partick Th.6123585

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the The Jags to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A. 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Partick Th. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.