FM Preview: Queen's Park v Rangers 29 Dec 2012

Last updated : 28 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Queen's Park v Rangers fixture

Rangers travel to take on Queen's Park at Hampden Park at lunchtime on Saturday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having walked away with all the points in 38 of the 52 contests.

The last time the two teams met at Queen's Park was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1983, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Spiders in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct Rangers 2 - 0 Queen's Park Scottish Division Three
1991/1992 Tue 20 Aug Rangers 6 - 0 Queen's Park Scottish League Cup
1982/1983 Sat 12 Mar Queen's Park 1 - 2 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
1973/1974 Sat 26 Jan Rangers 8 - 0 Queen's Park Scottish F.A. Cup
1957/1958 Mon 01 Jul Queen's Park 2 - 4 Rangers Scottish First Division
1957/1958 Mon 01 Jul Rangers 5 - 1 Queen's Park Scottish First Division
1956/1957 Sun 01 Jul Queen's Park 4 - 6 Rangers Scottish First Division

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Recent respective form guides

Queen's Park have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Spiders have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Gers scoring 19 and conceding 7.

Queen's Park lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 17 points from their 12 games so far.

Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 14 games giving them a return of 35 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Queen's Park 6 2 2 2 8 11 8
Rangers 6 6 0 0 21 4 18

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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 Queen's Park. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Queen's Park Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Rangers 4 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 9 matches.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.

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