FootyMAD's Livingston match preview

Last updated : 07 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Livingston v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick face a trip to Livingston at Almondvale on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Jags have won 3 of the 15 games compared to the host's 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2003, with Livingston running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 09 AugPartick1 - 1LivingstonSPL
2002/2003Sat 03 MayLivingston3 - 1PartickSPL
2002/2003Tue 28 JanPartick1 - 3LivingstonSPL
2002/2003Sat 09 NovLivingston3 - 0PartickSPL
2002/2003Sat 17 AugPartick2 - 2LivingstonSPL
1998/1999Sat 20 MarPartick1 - 1LivingstonSCD2
1998/1999Sat 30 JanLivingston1 - 1PartickSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Livingston have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 in the wrong end.

The away form of Partick is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Jags have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Livingston see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far, Partick find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 11 games have yielded only 2 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Livingston Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Partick Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 12 most recent games.