FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aberdeen v Glasgow Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 44 of the 128 previous games, with the hosts winning just 35.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 31 OctRangers5 - 0AberdeenSPL
2004/2005Wed 22 SepAberdeen0 - 2RangersSLC
2004/2005Sat 07 AugAberdeen0 - 0RangersSPL
2003/2004Sat 14 FebAberdeen1 - 1RangersSPL
2003/2004Sat 22 NovRangers3 - 0AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Sat 16 AugAberdeen2 - 3RangersSPL
2002/2003Sat 01 FebRangers2 - 1AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Rangers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Aberdeen find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 36 points they have accumulated from 22 games. Rangers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 53 points from 22 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Gers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Aberdeen. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Rangers Not won in previous 2 away matches.