FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 18 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hibernian v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 69 of the 145 previous games, with the hosts winning just 34.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 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 20 DecRangers1 - 0HibernianSPL
2008/2009Sun 28 SepHibernian0 - 3RangersSPL
2007/2008Sun 04 MayHibernian0 - 0RangersSPL
2007/2008Sat 22 MarRangers2 - 1HibernianSPL
2007/2008Sun 09 MarRangers1 - 0HibernianSFAC
2007/2008Sun 03 FebHibernian0 - 0RangersSFAC
2007/2008Sat 29 DecHibernian1 - 2RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 4 to 3.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The The Gers have managed to tuck away 8 goals in this period, and concede just the 1.

Hibernian's 42 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 70 points from their 32 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Hibernian. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Rangers 4 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.