FM Preview: Partick Thistle v Raith Rovers 17 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th December 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Partick Thistle and Raith Rovers at 15:00 on 17th December 2011 in the Scottish Division One.
History of the Partick Thistle v Raith Rovers fixture
Raith Rovers face a trip to Partick Thistle at Firhill Stadium 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 11 of the 69 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2011, with Partick Thistle running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2009/2010||Mon 19 Apr||Partick Th.||0 - 0||Raith Rovers||Scottish Division One|
|2009/2010||Sat 16 Jan||Raith Rovers||1 - 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 have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Jags have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 4.
In complete contrast to Partick Thistle, Raith Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Partick Thistle's 23 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.
Raith Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 16 games have yielded only 15 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Partick Thistle. Home win
|Partick Thistle||4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Raith Rovers||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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