FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 13 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Aberdeen v Glasgow Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 43 of the 126 previous games, with the hosts winning just 36.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Dons 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:
2003/2004Sat 22 NovRangers3 - 0AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Sat 16 AugAberdeen2 - 3RangersSPL
2002/2003Sat 01 FebRangers2 - 1AberdeenSPL
2002/2003Sat 16 NovAberdeen2 - 2RangersSPL
2002/2003Sun 25 AugRangers2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2001/2002Sat 27 AprRangers2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2001/2002Sat 19 JanAberdeen0 - 1RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen 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, 11 to 10.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Gers, and 5 goals against.

Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 22 matches. Rangers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 56 points from 23 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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 Aberdeen. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Rangers Undefeated in last 4 away games.
8 games since last defeat.