FM Preview: Dundee United v Rangers 21 Dec 2010

Last updated : 20 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dundee United v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Dundee United at Tannadice Park on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 41 of the 87 previous games, with the hosts winning just 20.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2010, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Terrors in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 18 SepRangers4 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2009/2010Sat 01 MayDundee Utd.1 - 2RangersSPL
2009/2010Wed 14 AprDundee Utd.0 - 0RangersSPL
2009/2010Wed 24 MarDundee Utd.1 - 0RangersSFAC
2009/2010Sun 14 MarRangers3 - 3Dundee Utd.SFAC
2009/2010Wed 30 DecRangers7 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2009/2010Tue 15 DecDundee Utd.0 - 3RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Dundee United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Gers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 19 points from their 14 games played so far, Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 15 games giving them a return of 38 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dundee Utd.6222558

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Gers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Dundee Utd., believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Utd. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Rangers Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.