FM Preview: Stirling Albion v Rangers 26 Feb 2013

Last updated : 25 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Stirling Albion v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Stirling Albion at Forthbank Stadium on Tuesday evening, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 9 times out of 13.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Forthbank Stadium was earlier this season, the Binos carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Dec Rangers 2 - 0 Stirling Alb. Scottish Division Three
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Stirling Alb. 1-0 Rangers Scottish Division Three
1995/1996 Wed 30 Aug Rangers 3 - 2 Stirling Alb. Scottish League Cup
1987/1988 Wed 19 Aug Stirling Alb. 1 - 2 Rangers Scottish League Cup
1967/1968 Sat 01 Jul Stirling Alb. 2 - 4 Rangers Scottish First Division
1967/1968 Sat 01 Jul Rangers 5 - 0 Stirling Alb. Scottish First Division
1966/1967 Sun 31 Jul Rangers 4 - 0 Stirling Alb. Scottish First Division

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Recent respective form guides

Stirling Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Binos in those games, with 6 conceded.

Rangers's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Gers, and 4 goals against.

Stirling Albion are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 24 matches.

Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 25 games giving them a return of 62 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stirling Albion 6 3 2 1 9 5 11
Rangers 6 4 1 1 13 6 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Stirling Albion. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stirling Albion Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Rangers 13 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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