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History of the Raith Rovers v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Th. face a trip to Raith Rovers at Stark's Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 65 games played, The Jags have recorded 24 wins, and Raith Rovers have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 27 AugPartick Th.1 - 3Raith RoversSCD2
2004/2005Sat 09 AprRaith Rovers2 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 29 JanPartick Th.4 - 1Raith RoversSCD1
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

Recent respective form guides

Raith Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Partick Th. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the The Jags, and 10 goals against.

Raith Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 16 points from their 12 games so far. Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 22 points from 12 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Raith Rovers62045116
Partick Th.650113515

FootyMad's prediction ...

Partick Th. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Raith Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Raith Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Partick Th. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.