FootyMAD's Partick Thistle match preview

Last updated : 31 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Partick Thistle v Hamilton Academical fixture

Hamilton Ac. 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 63 games played, Accies have recorded 19 wins, and Partick Th. have come away with 28 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 17 MarPartick Th.0 - 2Hamilton Ac.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 20 JanHamilton Ac.2 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 18 NovPartick Th.3 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1
2006/2007Sat 16 SepHamilton Ac.1 - 2Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 07 MayPartick Th.1 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 19 FebHamilton Ac.1 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
2004/2005Sat 18 DecPartick Th.0 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the The Jags, with 2 goals against.

Hamilton Ac.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Accies, and 8 goals against.

Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 7 points from 4 games. Hamilton Ac. are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 4 games giving them a return of 12 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.632110511
Hamilton Ac.650111515

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hamilton Ac. are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Partick Th.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hamilton Ac. 3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.