FootyMAD's Falkirk match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rangers v Falkirk fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Falkirk at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The The Gers have won 66 of the 82 matches the two teams have contested.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2008, 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 09 AugFalkirk0 - 1RangersSPL
2007/2008Sat 09 FebRangers2-0FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sat 24 NovFalkirk1 - 3RangersSPL
2007/2008Sat 18 AugRangers7 - 2FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sun 18 FebRangers2 - 1FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sun 03 DecFalkirk1 - 0RangersSPL
2006/2007Sat 09 SepRangers4 - 0FalkirkSPL

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 15 goals for the The Gers, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Rangers, Falkirk are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Bairns's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 46 points from their 21 games. Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 21 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Rangers fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Gers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Falkirk Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.