FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2009 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 137 previous games, with the hosts winning just 39.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2008/2009Sat 22 NovRangers2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2008/2009Sat 23 AugAberdeen1 - 1RangersSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Dons, with 3 goals against.

The The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the The Gers pummel 12 goals, and let in 4.

Aberdeen find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 36 points they have accumulated from 22 games. Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 49 points from their 22 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form The Gers, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Won 6 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Rangers Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.