FM Preview: Rangers v Aberdeen 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Aberdeen fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Aberdeen at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gers are clearly on top, having won 85 and lost only 25 of the 140 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was earlier this season, with Rangers running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Aberdeen 1 - 2 Rangers Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug Rangers 2-0 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 13 Apr Aberdeen 0 - 1 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Rangers 2 - 0 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 26 Sep Aberdeen 2 - 3 Rangers Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Wed 07 Apr Rangers 3 - 1 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Aberdeen 1 - 0 Rangers Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Rangers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Gers, with 4 goals against.

The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Dons, and 6 goals against.

Rangers's total of 54 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 25 points from their 23 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 4 0 2 12 5 12
Aberdeen 6 3 2 1 8 3 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers may be coming up against a decent side in Aberdeen, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Aberdeen 6 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.

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