FM Preview: Arbroath v Rangers 23 Nov 2013

Last updated : 22 November 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Arbroath v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Arbroath at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. The Gers have gained victory at here on 9 out of 13 occasions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was was two seasons ago, in January 2012, where Rangers annihilated the Gers 0-4 in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2013/2014 Sat 14 Sep Rangers 5 - 1 Arbroath Scottish League 1
2011/2012 Sun 08 Jan Arbroath 0-4 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
2002/2003 Sat 25 Jan Arbroath 0 - 3 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
1994/1995 Wed 17 Aug Arbroath 1 - 6 Rangers Scottish League Cup
1992/1993 Sat 06 Mar Arbroath 0 - 3 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
1989/1990 Tue 15 Aug Rangers 4 - 0 Arbroath Scottish League Cup
1974/1975 Mon 08 Jul Rangers 3 - 0 Arbroath Scottish First Division

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

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 11.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Gers scoring 20 and conceding 3.

Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Scottish League 1 with a return of just 13 points from their 13 games thus far.

Rangers are leading the way in the Scottish League 1, with their 12 games giving them a return of 36 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arbroath 6 1 1 4 8 14 4
Rangers 6 5 1 0 23 3 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Arbroath. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arbroath Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Rangers 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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