FootyMAD's Partick Thistle match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Partick Thistle v Raith Rovers fixture

Raith Rovers face a trip to Partick Thistle at Firhill Stadium on Monday 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 40 and win only 10 of the 64 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 05 NovRaith Rovers1 - 1Partick Th.SCD2
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

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. While The Jags have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Raith Rovers is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 19 games. Raith Rovers see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 23 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.6402141212
Raith Rovers62048126

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Jags, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Raith Rovers Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.