FootyMAD's Partick Thistle match preview

Last updated : 04 January 2008 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 42 games played, Saints have recorded 20 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:
2007/2008Sat 01 DecPartick Th.2 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 15 SepSt. Johnstone2-1Partick Th.SCD1
2007/2008Tue 28 AugPartick Th.0 - 0St. JohnstoneSLGC
2006/2007Tue 13 MarPartick Th.2 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2006/2007Sat 10 MarSt. Johnstone2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 04 NovSt. Johnstone2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 09 SepPartick Th.1 - 5St. JohnstoneSCD1

Recent respective form guides

St. Johnstone haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 6 conceded.

Partick Th. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Jags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 29 points from 20 games. Partick Th.'s 25 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
St. Johnstone62311179
Partick Th.6141777

FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Saints. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
St. Johnstone Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Partick Th. 11 games since last away draw.
No win in the 4 most recent games.