FootyMAD's Partick Thistle match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Partick Thistle v St. Johnstone fixture

St. Johnstone face a trip to Partick Thistle at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 48 games played, Saints have recorded 14 wins, and Partick Th. have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 25 OctSt. Johnstone3 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2008/2009Sat 23 AugPartick Th.4 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 22 MarPartick Th.0 - 0St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 05 JanSt. Johnstone2 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2007/2008Sat 01 DecPartick Th.2 - 2St. JohnstoneSCD1
2007/2008Sat 15 SepSt. Johnstone2 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2007/2008Tue 28 AugPartick Th.0 - 0St. JohnstoneSLGC

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Jags in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 30 points from 20 games. St. Johnstone are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 19 games giving them a return of 36 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.62136107
St. Johnstone6231449

FootyMad's prediction ...

St. Johnstone are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Partick Th.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
St. Johnstone Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.