FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 07 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aberdeen v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Wednesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 46 of the 131 previous games, with the hosts winning just 36.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Dons edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 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:
2005/2006Sat 05 NovRangers0 - 0AberdeenSPL
2005/2006Sun 14 AugAberdeen3 - 2RangersSPL
2004/2005Sun 01 MayAberdeen1 - 3RangersSPL
2004/2005Sun 23 JanAberdeen1 - 2RangersSPL
2004/2005Sun 31 OctRangers5 - 0AberdeenSPL
2004/2005Wed 22 SepAberdeen0 - 2RangersSLGC
2004/2005Sat 07 AugAberdeen0 - 0RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Gers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 29 points from their 24 games played so far, Rangers find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 43 points they have accumulated from 24 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Gers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Aberdeen, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Rangers Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.