FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 12 May 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 Wednesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 70 of the 146 previous games, with the hosts winning just 34.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the The Hibees 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:
2008/2009Sun 19 AprHibernian2 - 3RangersSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the The Gers pummel 11 goals, and let in 3.

Hibernian's 45 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 35 games giving them a return of 79 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Hibernian. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Rangers 5 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 7 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.