FootyMAD's Partick Thistle match preview

History of the Partick Thistle v Heart Of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to Partick Thistle at Firhill Stadium on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Jambo's have won 24 of the 95 games compared to the host's 41 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 12 AprPartick1 - 1HeartsSPL
2002/2003Sat 14 DecHearts1 - 0PartickSPL
2002/2003Sat 28 SepPartick2 - 2HeartsSPL
1995/1996Sat 23 MarHearts2 - 5PartickSPL
1995/1996Sat 06 JanPartick0 - 1HeartsSPL
1995/1996Sat 04 NovHearts3 - 0PartickSPL
1995/1996Sat 16 SepPartick2 - 0HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Hearts's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

Partick find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 2 points. Hearts find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 14 points they have accumulated from 9 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Jambo's of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Firhill Stadium with Hearts coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Hearts Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.