FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Gretna v Ayr United fixture

Ayr Utd. face a trip to Gretna at Raydale Park on Monday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Gretna and Ayr Utd. at was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 05 NovAyr Utd.1 - 3GretnaSCD2
2005/2006Sat 27 AugGretna2 - 2Ayr Utd.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Gretna have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Black and Whites have rattled up an impressive 22 goals, and conceded 5.

In complete contrast to Gretna, Ayr Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Honest Men have hit 11 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Gretna are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, with their 18 games giving them a return of 45 points. Ayr Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Two, picking up 25 from their 19 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Black and Whites, as the Honest Men have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Gretna 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Ayr Utd. 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.