FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

Last updated : 09 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Gretna v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Gretna at Raydale Park on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 11 AugHibernian4 - 2GretnaSPL
2006/2007Sat 03 FebHibernian3 - 1GretnaSFAC
2006/2007Wed 20 SepHibernian6 - 0GretnaSLGC

Recent respective form guides

Gretna's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Black and Whites have scored 9, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Hibernian however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Hibees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Gretna find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 4 points. Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 22 points they have accumulated from 12 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Hibees'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 Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Hibernian No win in the 3 most recent games.