FootyMAD's Raith Rovers match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Partick Thistle v Raith Rovers fixture

Partick Th. prepare to entertain Raith Rovers at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Jags are clearly on top, having won 39 and lost only 9 of the 62 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Firhill Stadium was earlier this season, with Partick Th. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 27 NovRaith Rovers0 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 02 OctPartick Th.2-0Raith RoversSCD1
2001/2002Sat 20 AprPartick Th.1 - 0Raith RoversSCD1
2001/2002Sat 16 FebRaith Rovers2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2001/2002Sat 20 OctPartick Th.2 - 1Raith RoversSCD1
2001/2002Tue 14 AugRaith Rovers2 - 4Partick Th.SCC
2001/2002Sat 11 AugRaith Rovers1 - 2Partick Th.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Jags have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Raith Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Rovers have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Partick Th. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division One with a return of just 26 points from their 24 games thus far. Raith Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 10 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.6231869
Raith Rovers61053113

FootyMad's prediction ...

Partick Th. are not exactly setting the world alight at Firhill Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Raith Rovers in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Raith Rovers Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 28 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.