FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Raith Rovers 14 Apr 2012

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Last updated : 13 April 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Partick Thistle 6 2 1 3 11 7 7
Raith Rovers 6 1 3 2 6 9 6

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Raith Rovers Match Reports

Scottish Division 1 Sat 16th September 15:00

Queens Park 0 - 5 Raith Rovers

Last game - Match Centre


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