FM Preview: Rangers v Motherwell 12 Feb 2011

Last updated : 11 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rangers v Motherwell fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Motherwell at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The The Gers have won 107 of the 132 matches the two teams have contested.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sun 30 JanRangers2 - 1MotherwellSLGC
2010/2011Sun 26 DecMotherwell1 - 4RangersSPL
2010/2011Sat 16 OctRangers4-1MotherwellSPL
2009/2010Sun 09 MayRangers3 - 3MotherwellSPL
2009/2010Wed 10 FebMotherwell1 - 1RangersSPL
2009/2010Sat 19 DecRangers6 - 1MotherwellSPL
2009/2010Sat 12 SepMotherwell0 - 0RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the The Gers, with 4 goals against.

Motherwell have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The The 'Well's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Rangers's total of 53 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Motherwell see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 28 points from their 23 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers may be coming up against a decent side in Motherwell, 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 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Motherwell 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.