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The League One fixture at Bayview Stadium on Tuesday will see home side East Fife play Partick Thistle.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for East Fife v Partick Thistle can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
East Fife will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 1-2 Scottish Cup loss in their previous game against Greenock Morton.
The only player to score from East Fife was Kevin Smith (59'). Sean McGinty (90') and Robbie Muirhead (112') scored for Greenock Morton. Greenock Morton ran out winners in extra time.
Over their last 6 fixtures, Darren Young's East Fife have hit the back of the net a total of 7 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.17.
Going into this one, East Fife have left without a victory over Partick Thistle in their previous 2 league matches.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Dundee United in Scottish Cup action, Partick Thistle will be aiming to make amends here.
The only scorer from Partick Thistle was Scott Tiffoney (25'). Nicky Clark (90') was the scorer for Dundee United.
The stats don’t lie, and Partick Thistle have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 8 goals in total. Defensively, The Jags have been far from perfect.
Coming into this contest, Partick Thistle haven't been defeated in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 19/09/1998 tells us that East Fife have won 2 of these games and Partick Thistle 3, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
A combined sum of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 5 of them from The Fife and 8 netted by The Jags. The average goals per game has been 2.17.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was League One match day 5 on 21/11/2020 which ended up with the score at Partick Thistle 2-0 East Fife.
The referee was Duncan Williams.
Team News: East Fife
East Fife manager Darren Young will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game thanks to a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Partick Thistle
With a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, Partick Thistle boss Ian McCall has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this game.
Our feeling is that East Fife will do well to register a score against this Partick Thistle outfit who we think will be able to get on the scoresheet themselves in a winning performance.
That’s why our selection here is for a good tussle with a 0-1 winning score for Partick Thistle when the referee blows for full-time.
Should be a close one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Bayview Stadium (1,980)
Captain: Kevin Smith
Chairman: Jim Stevenson
Manager: Darren Young
Competitions: League One position 5, Scottish Cup (Third Round)
🔑 Star Player: Kevin Smith
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Kevin Smith was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Having made a first senior appearance for Wrexham in the 2006 - 2007 season, the gifted Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 12 appearances.