FM Preview: Peterhead v Rangers 20 Jan 2013

Last updated : 19 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Peterhead v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Peterhead at Balmoor at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Peterhead and Rangers at Balmoor was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 10 Nov Rangers 2 - 0 Peterhead Scottish Division Three
2012/2013 Sat 11 Aug Peterhead 2-2 Rangers Scottish Division Three
2005/2006 Sat 07 Jan Rangers 5 - 0 Peterhead Scottish F.A. Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

Peterhead have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Blue Toon in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Gers scoring 22 and conceding 7.

Peterhead are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 29 points from 20 games.

Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 20 games giving them a return of 49 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Peterhead 6 3 1 2 7 2 10
Rangers 6 5 1 0 18 6 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Peterhead. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Peterhead 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Rangers 6 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
14 games since last defeat.

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