FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

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History of the Partick Thistle v Gretna fixture

Partick Th. prepare to entertain Gretna at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 SepGretna2 - 2Partick Th.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Partick Thistle have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Black and Whites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Black and Whites scoring 16 and conceding 3.

Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 23 points from 13 games. Gretna are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, with their 13 games giving them a return of 35 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.641113613

FootyMad's prediction ...

Partick Th. are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Gretna running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. 5 games since last home draw.
Gretna 7 successive away victories.
17 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 7 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.