FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Rangers 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the The Gers have winning an impressive 75 games, and losing 36.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Jambo's in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 02 OctHearts1 - 2RangersSPL
2009/2010Sun 18 AprRangers2 - 0HeartsSPL
2009/2010Sat 27 MarHearts1 - 4RangersSPL
2009/2010Sat 23 JanRangers1 - 1HeartsSPL
2009/2010Sun 23 AugHearts1 - 2RangersSPL
2008/2009Sun 03 MayRangers2 - 0HeartsSPL
2008/2009Sat 21 MarRangers2 - 2HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Jambo's, with 2 goals against.

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 games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Gers, and 3 goals against.

Hearts's total of 42 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Rangers's total of 47 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the The Gers to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Rangers take away one point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Rangers Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.