FootyMAD's Partick Thistle match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the St. Johnstone v Partick Thistle fixture

St. Johnstone prepare to entertain Partick Thistle at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 38 games played, Saints have recorded 17 wins, and Partick Th. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was earlier this season, the Saints carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 04 DecPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
2004/2005Sat 25 SepSt. Johnstone2-1Partick Th.SCD1
1996/1997Sat 12 AprPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
1996/1997Mon 13 JanSt. Johnstone0 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
1996/1997Tue 19 NovPartick Th.0 - 4St. JohnstoneSCD1
1996/1997Sat 07 SepSt. Johnstone2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
1993/1994Sat 16 AprSt. Johnstone1 - 0Partick Th.SPL

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to St. Johnstone, Partick Th. are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Jags have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 34 points from 23 games. Partick Th. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division One with a return of just 25 points from their 23 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone6303689
Partick Th.6222878

FootyMad's prediction ...

St. Johnstone may be coming up against a decent side in Partick Th., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Partick Th. Not won in previous 12 away matches.