FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 20 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Glasgow Rangers v Hibernian fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 89 wins out of 134 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Thu 05 FebHibernian1 - 1RangersSLC
2003/2004Sat 10 JanHibernian0 - 2RangersSFAC
2003/2004Sun 30 NovHibernian0 - 1RangersSPL
2003/2004Sat 23 AugRangers5-2HibernianSPL
2002/2003Wed 29 JanHibernian0 - 2RangersSPL
2002/2003Sun 10 NovRangers2 - 1HibernianSPL
2002/2003Thu 24 OctHibernian2 - 3RangersSLC

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Rangers have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Gers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Hibees have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 57 points from 24 games. Hibernian's 28 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers may be coming up against a decent side in Hibernian, 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.
17 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Hibernian Drawn each of the last 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.