FootyMAD's Greenock Morton match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Partick Thistle v Greenock Morton fixture

Partick Th. prepare to entertain Greenock Morton at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 85 games played, The Jags have recorded 40 wins, and Morton have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Firhill Stadium was earlier this season, with Partick Th. annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 07 NovMorton0 - 2Partick Th.SCD1
2009/2010Sat 29 AugPartick Th.5-0MortonSCD1
2008/2009Sat 18 AprMorton0 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2008/2009Sat 21 FebPartick Th.1 - 0MortonSCD1
2008/2009Tue 30 DecMorton2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2008/2009Sat 20 SepPartick Th.2 - 1MortonSCD1
2007/2008Sat 26 AprPartick Th.0 - 3MortonSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle 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, 9 to 7.

Morton have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The 'Ton have hit 9 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Partick Th.'s 29 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. Morton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 18 matches.

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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 Morton. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Morton Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.