FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 15 May 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rangers v Aberdeen fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Aberdeen at Ibrox Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Gers are clearly on top, having won 81 and lost only 25 of the 135 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was earlier this season, with Rangers 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:
2008/2009Sat 24 JanAberdeen0 - 0RangersSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the The Gers, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Rangers, Aberdeen are having a torrid time on their travels, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 80 points from their 36 games. Aberdeen's 50 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers may be coming up against a decent side in Aberdeen, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Gers. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Aberdeen Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.