FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Peterhead v Gretna fixture

Peterhead prepare to entertain Gretna at Balmoor Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The fixture has produced 2 draws, with 3 wins being posted by Blue Toon.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Balmoor Stadium was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 13 NovGretna2 - 1PeterheadSCD3
2004/2005Sat 11 SepPeterhead1-1GretnaSCD3
2003/2004Sat 08 MayGretna3 - 2PeterheadSCD3
2003/2004Sat 06 MarPeterhead2 - 1GretnaSCD3
2003/2004Sat 25 OctGretna3 - 2PeterheadSCD3
2003/2004Tue 02 SepGretna1 - 2PeterheadSLC
2003/2004Sat 16 AugPeterhead2 - 0GretnaSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Peterhead are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Blue Toon have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.

Gretna's away form is equally impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Black and Whites scoring 24 and conceding 7.

Peterhead are holding the final promotion place in the Bells Scottish Division Three, and have accumulated 51 points from the 20 games they have played so far. Gretna are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 21 games giving them a return of 56 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Peterhead are starting to turn Balmoor Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Peterhead Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Gretna Undefeated in last 7 away games.