FM Preview: Hamilton Academical v Rangers 11 Sep 2010

Last updated : 10 September 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hamilton Academical v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the The Gers have winning an impressive 27 games, and losing 7.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Accies in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 03 AprRangers1 - 0Hamilton Ac.SPL
2009/2010Tue 19 JanRangers2 - 0Hamilton Ac.SFAC
2009/2010Sat 16 JanHamilton Ac.0 - 1RangersSPL
2009/2010Sun 10 JanHamilton Ac.3 - 3RangersSFAC
2009/2010Sat 29 AugRangers4 - 1Hamilton Ac.SPL
2008/2009Sun 08 MarRangers5 - 1Hamilton Ac.SFAC
2008/2009Sat 28 FebHamilton Ac.0 - 1RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Accies in those games, with 7 conceded.

The The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Gers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Hamilton Ac. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 3 matches. Rangers's total of 9 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

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

Rangers are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Hamilton Ac.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Ac. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Rangers 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.