Alan Archibald and Scott Paterson have agreed extended contracts with Partick Thistle until 2019.
Kilmarnock boss Lee Clark has called on his players to take the chance to drag Partick Thistle into the relegation mix.
Aberdeen shrugged off the disappointment of seeing Celtic win at Hearts to beat Motherwell as Kilmarnock claimed a vital victory at Hamilton.
Hearts fail to close gap on second-placed Aberdeen, as they slump to a 1-0 defeat at Motherwell.
Celtic host Ross County in their first post-split match on April 24, two days after title rivals Aberdeen take on St Johnstone.
Alex Schalk scored the only goal as Ross County beat Partick to make certain of a top-half finish.
Dundee United's quest for Premiership survival is lifted by a win at St Johnstone while Kilmarnock are held at Partick.
Aberdeen lost ground on league leaders Celtic after Motherwell came from behind to win 2-1 at Fir Park.
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