FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

Last updated : 02 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Falkirk v Gretna fixture

Falkirk are ready to welcome Gretna to The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Bairns won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Falkirk and Gretna at was more than three years back, in September 2004, with Falkirk running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 04 AugGretna0 - 4FalkirkSPL
2004/2005Tue 14 SepFalkirk3-0GretnaSCC

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Bairns have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Gretna is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Black and Whites have conceded 15 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 11 matches. Gretna find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 11 games have yielded only 4 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Bairns to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Gretna Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.