FM Preview: Hibernian v Rangers 26 Jan 2011

Last updated : 25 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hibernian v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Wednesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 73 of the 150 previous games, with the hosts winning just 34.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Wed 10 NovRangers0 - 3HibernianSPL
2010/2011Sun 22 AugHibernian0 - 3RangersSPL
2009/2010Sun 25 AprHibernian0 - 1RangersSPL
2009/2010Sun 14 FebRangers3 - 0HibernianSPL
2009/2010Sun 27 DecHibernian1 - 4RangersSPL
2009/2010Sat 24 OctRangers1 - 1HibernianSPL
2008/2009Wed 13 MayHibernian1 - 1RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While The Hibees have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, 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.

Hibernian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 21 matches. Rangers's total of 47 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Gers have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Easter Road Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
Rangers Last drawn game 7 outings ago.