Rangers prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 102 wins out of 148 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2009, with Rangers running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 23 Aug||Hearts||1 - 2||Rangers||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Rangers||2-0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Rangers||2 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 29 Nov||Hearts||2 - 1||Rangers||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Rangers||2 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2007/2008||Wed 27 Feb||Hearts||0 - 4||Rangers||SPL|
|2007/2008||Wed 30 Jan||Rangers||2 - 0||Hearts||SLGC|
Recent respective form guides
Rangers have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, The Gers have rattled up an impressive 21 goals, and conceded 4.
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 20 games giving them a return of 47 points. Hearts lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 27 from their 20 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rangers may be coming up against a decent side in Hearts, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Gers. Home Win
|Rangers||Won 4 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
|Hearts||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|