FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 22 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aberdeen v 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 47 of the 136 previous games, with the hosts winning just 39.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2008, with Aberdeen running out comfortable 2 - 0 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:
2007/2008Thu 22 MayAberdeen2 - 0RangersSPL
2007/2008Sat 01 MarRangers3 - 1AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Sun 23 DecAberdeen1 - 1RangersSPL
2007/2008Sun 23 SepRangers3 - 0AberdeenSPL
2006/2007Sun 20 MayAberdeen2 - 0RangersSPL
2006/2007Sat 17 MarRangers3 - 0AberdeenSPL
2006/2007Sat 23 DecAberdeen1 - 2RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Dons in those games, with 6 conceded.

Rangers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Gers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 3 points from their 2 games played so far, Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 6 points from their 2 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Rangers only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Pittodrie Stadium will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Rangers 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.