FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Partick Thistle v Gretna fixture

Partick Th. prepare to entertain Gretna at Firhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. There have only been 1 against the opposition from the 3 matches played by the The Jags.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Firhill Stadium was earlier this season, where Gretna annihilated the The Jags 0-6 in a Scottish Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovGretna4 - 0Partick Th.SCD1
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

Partick Thistle have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Jags in those games, with 9 conceded.

The Black and Whites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Black and Whites pummel 15 goals, and let in 6.

Partick Th. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 31 points from 20 games. Gretna are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 21 games giving them a return of 45 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Partick Th.621310117

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Jags are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Gretna will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Partick Th. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Gretna 3 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.