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History of the Gretna v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick Th. face a trip to Gretna at Raydale Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the The Jags.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, with Gretna annihilating their visitors 6 - 1 in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 SepPartick Th.0 - 6GretnaSCD1
2005/2006Sat 18 MarPartick Th.0 - 2GretnaSCD2
2005/2006Sat 21 JanGretna6 - 1Partick Th.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 12 NovPartick Th.3 - 3GretnaSCD2
2005/2006Sat 17 SepGretna2 - 2Partick Th.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Gretna are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

The The Jags have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Jags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Gretna are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 14 games giving them a return of 27 points. Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 27 points from 14 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Partick Th. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Gretna. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Gretna Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Partick Th. 5 games since last away draw.