FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Raith Rovers 14 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Partick Thistle and Raith Rovers at 15:00 on 14th April 2012 in the Scottish Division One.
History of the Partick Thistle v Raith Rovers fixture
Raith Rovers face a trip to Partick Thistle at Firhill on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 42 and win only 12 of the 70 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Firhill was earlier this season, with Raith Rovers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Jags in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 25 Feb||Raith Rovers||2 - 1||Partick Th.||Scottish Division One|
|2011/2012||Sat 17 Dec||Partick Th.||0-1||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Raith Rovers||2 - 0||Partick Th.||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Partick Th.||3 - 0||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Mar||Raith Rovers||0 - 2||Partick Th.||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sun 26 Dec||Partick Th.||0 - 0||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Raith Rovers||4 - 0||Partick Th.||Scottish Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Partick Thistle are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The away form of Raith Rovers is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Partick Thistle see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 41 points from their 32 games played so far,
Raith Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 32 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Jags, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Partick Thistle||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Raith Rovers||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
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