FM Preview: Rangers v St. Mirren 18 Dec 2010

Last updated : 17 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rangers v St. Mirren fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain St. Mirren at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 89 of the 119 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Rangers running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sun 07 NovSt. Mirren1 - 3RangersSPL
2009/2010Sun 21 MarSt. Mirren0 - 1RangersSLGC
2009/2010Sat 06 MarRangers3-1St. MirrenSPL
2009/2010Wed 17 FebRangers1 - 0St. MirrenSFAC
2009/2010Sat 06 FebSt. Mirren0 - 0RangersSFAC
2009/2010Wed 27 JanSt. Mirren0 - 2RangersSPL
2009/2010Sat 07 NovRangers2 - 1St. MirrenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The away form of St. Mirren is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Buddies have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 15 games giving them a return of 38 points. St. Mirren are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 16 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are not exactly setting the world alight at Ibrox Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past St. Mirren in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers 4 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
St. Mirren No win in the 4 most recent games.