FootyMAD's Dundee United match preview

Last updated : 04 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rangers v Dundee United fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Dundee United at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 51 wins out of 77 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2007, with Rangers annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 28 OctDundee Utd.2 - 1RangersSPL
2006/2007Sat 13 JanRangers5-0Dundee Utd.SPL
2006/2007Sun 05 NovDundee Utd.2 - 1RangersSPL
2006/2007Sat 05 AugRangers2 - 2Dundee Utd.SPL
2005/2006Sun 02 AprDundee Utd.1 - 4RangersSPL
2005/2006Sat 31 DecRangers3 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2005/2006Sun 16 OctDundee Utd.0 - 0RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers 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 The Gers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Dundee Utd. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The The Terrors's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 41 points from their 18 games. Dundee Utd. find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 32 points they have accumulated from 21 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dundee Utd.620411136

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Rangers 6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Dundee Utd. 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.