FootyMAD's Partick Thistle match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ayr United v Partick Thistle fixture

Ayr Utd. prepare to entertain Partick Thistle at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 54 games played, Honest Men have recorded 25 wins, and Partick Th. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Somerset Park, Ayr was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 29 OctPartick Th.1 - 0Ayr Utd.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 10 SepAyr Utd.2-2Partick Th.SCD2
2001/2002Sat 09 MarAyr Utd.1 - 1Partick Th.SCD1
2001/2002Wed 26 DecPartick Th.2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1
2001/2002Sat 27 OctAyr Utd.0 - 2Partick Th.SCD1
2001/2002Sat 08 SepPartick Th.2 - 1Ayr Utd.SCD1
1997/1998Sat 09 MayPartick Th.1 - 3Ayr Utd.SCD1

Recent respective form guides

Ayr United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Partick Th.'s away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the The Jags pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.

Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 25 points from their 20 games so far. Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 36 points from 20 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ayr Utd.6312101210
Partick Th.650112815

FootyMad's prediction ...

Honest Men go into their game against Partick Th. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

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