FM Preview: Rangers v Berwick Rangers 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Berwick Rangers fixture

Rangers play host to Berwick Rangers at Ibrox on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Gers have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.

The last time the two teams met at Rangers was more than a decade ago, in January 2002, with Rangers running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 26 Aug Berwick Rgrs. 1 - 1 Rangers Scottish Division Three
2001/2002 Mon 21 Jan Rangers 3-0 Berwick Rgrs. Scottish F.A. Cup
2001/2002 Tue 15 Jan Berwick Rgrs. 0 - 0 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
1977/1978 Sat 28 Jan Berwick Rgrs. 2 - 4 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
1966/1967 Sat 28 Jan Berwick Rgrs. 1 - 0 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
1963/1964 Wed 02 Oct Rangers 3 - 1 Berwick Rgrs. Scottish League Cup
1959/1960 Sat 30 Jan Berwick Rgrs. 1 - 3 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Gers have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.

Berwick Rangers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Borderers have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 16 games giving them a return of 41 points.

Berwick Rangers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 21 from their 15 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 5 1 0 17 4 16
Berwick Rangers 6 2 1 3 11 14 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 12 matches.
Berwick Rangers 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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