FootyMAD's Partick Thistle match preview

Last updated : 15 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Partick Thistle v Livingston fixture

Livingston pack their bags to visit Partick Thistle at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Livi have recorded 5 wins, and Partick Th. have come away with 8 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Firhill Stadium was within the last three years, in February 2004, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5 - 2 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 19 AugLivingston2 - 2Partick Th.SCD1
2003/2004Sun 09 MayLivingston2 - 2Partick Th.SPL
2003/2004Wed 11 FebPartick Th.5 - 2LivingstonSPL
2003/2004Sat 08 NovLivingston2 - 0Partick Th.SPL
2003/2004Sat 09 AugPartick Th.1 - 1LivingstonSPL
2002/2003Sat 03 MayLivingston3 - 1Partick Th.SPL
2002/2003Tue 28 JanPartick Th.1 - 3LivingstonSPL

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The The Jags's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Livingston have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Livi's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 31 points from 17 games. Livingston's 25 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Livingston on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Livi. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Livingston Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.