What time does Partick v Rangers start and what channel is it on?

Rangers' Harry Forrester (2L) celebrates scoring their first with Kenny Miller (L)

This Saturday lunchtime clash is important at both ends of the Scottish Premiership. Here is how you can see the action unfold.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton

Since losing to Aberdeen in September, Rangers have been on a roll.

Mark Warburton's side are unbeaten in six league matches going into the weekend - a run which has included four wins - and make the short trip to Partick knowing that a victiry will see them climb to second.

Their hosts need the points for different reasons. Thistle are second bottom going into the weekend, but such is the tight nature of the bottom half of the table that a win will see them leap up to sixth ahead of the 3:00pm kick-offs.

The Key Battle - Abdul Osman v Harry Forrester 

Forrester has not been a regular in Mark Warburton's starting XI this season, but his last gasp winner against Dundee last time out was his third goal of the season and he will be hoping to have done enough to earn a start on Saturday.

Partick's Ghanaian skipper Osman will be charged with protecting his back four from the threat of the 25-year-old.

Rangers' Harry Forrester (2L) celebrates scoring their first with Kenny Miller (L)

Last Meeting:

First-half goals from Niko Kranjcar and Andrew Halliday saw Rangers ease to a 2-0 win over Partick at Ibrox in October.

Thistle have not beaten their neighbours in any competition since 1993.

Recent league form – most recent last:

Partick - DDWWLL

Rangers - WWDWDW

Andy Halliday celebrates with Kenny Miller after scoring the second goal for Rangers

Who is the ref?

Nick Walsh will be in charge of this lunchtime battle, in what will be his 16th match of the season.

The previous 15 have seen Walsh award 55 yellow cards and three reds.

What time is kick off?

The action starts at 12.15pm.

Where can I watch it?

Sky Sports 5 are showing this Scottish Premiership clash, with coverage beginning at 12pm.


Partick - 100/30

Draw - 13/5

Rangers - 4/5

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