FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Hibernian v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Th. face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Jags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 62 and win only 16 of the 98 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2003, with Partick Th. inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Hibees in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 04 OctPartick Th.0 - 1HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sat 24 MayHibernian2 - 3Partick Th.SPL
2002/2003Sat 15 MarPartick Th.0 - 1HibernianSPL
2002/2003Thu 26 DecHibernian1 - 1Partick Th.SPL
2002/2003Sat 19 OctPartick Th.0 - 3HibernianSPL
1995/1996Sat 04 MayHibernian1 - 0Partick Th.SPL
1995/1996Tue 16 JanPartick Th.0 - 0HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian 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, 10 to 8.

The away form of Partick Th. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Jags have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 19 points from their 18 games played so far, Partick Th. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 18 games have yielded only 9 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hibees, as the Jags have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Partick Th. Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.