FM Preview: Rangers v Dundee United 18 Sep 2010

Last updated : 17 September 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rangers v Dundee United fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Dundee United at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 55 wins out of 83 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2010, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 01 MayDundee Utd.1 - 2RangersSPL
2009/2010Wed 14 AprDundee Utd.0 - 0RangersSPL
2009/2010Wed 24 MarDundee Utd.1 - 0RangersSFAC
2009/2010Sun 14 MarRangers3-3Dundee Utd.SFAC
2009/2010Wed 30 DecRangers7 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2009/2010Tue 15 DecDundee Utd.0 - 3RangersSPL
2008/2009Sun 24 MayDundee Utd.0 - 3RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the The Gers, with 6 goals against.

The The Terrors have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The The Terrors's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Rangers's total of 12 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 5 points from their 4 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dundee Utd.6132696

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Unbeaten in the last 18 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Dundee Utd. Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.