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The Championship fixture at Firhill Stadium on Saturday will see home side Partick Thistle ready themselves for the visit of Kilmarnock.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Partick Thistle v Kilmarnock game - plus the latest match odds.
Partick Thistle will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 3-1 Championship losing effort in their last game against Inverness C.T.
The only scorer from Partick Thistle was Scott Tiffoney (17'). Kirk Broadfoot (51'), Shane Sutherland (68') and Aaron Doran (71') scored for Inverness C.T.
At least three goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Partick Thistle have taken part. Opposition teams scored 8 of them in this period while Partick Thistle totted up 13. With no two games being the same, we’ll just have to find out if that trend might be maintained in this upcoming game.
Analysis of their past results shows that Partick Thistle:
- have not registered a win against Kilmarnock in their previous 6 league games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 8 league matches at home. It's been impressive.
Kilmarnock will go into the encounter following a 1-0 Championship win with the eclipse of Greenock Morton in their most recent match.
The only name on the scoresheet from Kilmarnock was Rory McKenzie (75').
A run of effective showings from the Kilmarnock defenders has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their past 6 clashes combined. In that period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 7.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Kilmarnock:
- haven't been defeated by Partick Thistle in away games against them for the last 11 league games. An amazing record against them.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 away league matches.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 17/09/2016 tells us that Partick Thistle have won 0 of these games and Kilmarnock 3, with the number of draws standing at 3.
A sum of 15 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 4 of them from The Jags and 11 netted by Killie. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The last league contest between these sides was Premiership match day 33 on 07/04/2018 when the final score was Partick Thistle 0-1 Kilmarnock.
The referee was Gavin Duncan.
Team News: Partick Thistle
The Partick Thistle boss Ian McCall has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this game with a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Kilmarnock
With a completely healthy squad to choose from, the Kilmarnock manager Tommy Wright doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this clash.
We feel that Partick Thistle will need to apply a lot of pressure to see themselves scoring against this Kilmarnock lineup who we think might end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
Therefore, we predict a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 advantage for Kilmarnock at the end of this game.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Firhill Stadium (10,102)
Captain: Ross Docherty
Chairman: Jacqui Low
Manager: Ian McCall
Competitions: Championship position 4, Challenge Cup (Second round)
🔑 Key Player: Scott Tiffoney
Typically taking to the field in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Scott Tiffoney was born in Glasgow, Scotland. Having played his first senior match for Greenock Morton in the 2016 - 2017 season, the gifted Midfielder has contributed 2 league goals in the Championship 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 5 appearances.