FM Preview: Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Rangers 26 Feb 2012

Last updated : 25 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tulloch Caledonian Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 6 times out of 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Rangers 2 - 1 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Inverness CT 0-2 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 18 Jan Rangers 1 - 0 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Inverness CT 1 - 1 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Rangers 1 - 1 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Wed 04 Mar Rangers 0 - 1 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Sun 04 Jan Inverness CT 0 - 3 Rangers Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Inverness Caledonian Thistle are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Caley Thistle's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Gers pummel 13 goals, and let in 5.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 26 matches.

Rangers's total of 51 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 6 2 2 2 5 5 8
Rangers 6 3 1 2 11 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Inverness Caledonian Thistle Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Rangers 3 successive away victories.
16 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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