FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

Last updated : 24 October 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Gretna v Peterhead fixture

Peterhead face a trip to Gretna at Raydale Park on Saturday evening, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Victory has been gained on 2 of the 3 previous occassions for Blue Toon.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Peterhead inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Black and Whites in a Scottish League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 02 SepGretna1 - 2PeterheadSLC
2003/2004Sat 16 AugPeterhead2 - 0GretnaSCD3
2002/2003Sat 05 AprPeterhead1 - 0GretnaSCD3
2002/2003Sat 18 JanGretna1 - 1PeterheadSCD3
2002/2003Sat 16 NovPeterhead1 - 1GretnaSCD3
2002/2003Sat 14 SepGretna1 - 4PeterheadSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Gretna have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Peterhead however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Blue Toon's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Gretna's 13 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Peterhead are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 15 points from 9 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Blue Toon's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Gretna, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Gretna Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Peterhead 10 games since last away draw.