FM Preview: Rangers v Dundee United 02 May 2012

Last updated : 01 May 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Dundee United fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Dundee United at Ibrox on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 58 wins out of 88 previous matches.

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

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Dundee Utd. 2 - 1 Rangers Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 05 Feb Rangers 0-2 Dundee Utd. Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Rangers 3 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Dundee Utd. 0 - 1 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 10 May Rangers 2 - 0 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 19 Apr Dundee Utd. 0 - 4 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Rangers 2 - 3 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Rangers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Gers in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Dundee United however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Terrors pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.

Rangers's total of 66 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Dundee United's total of 53 points from their 35 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
Rangers 6 4 0 2 12 9 12
Dundee United 6 4 1 1 12 6 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
Dundee United 9 games since last away draw.

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