FootyMAD's Kilmarnock match preview

Last updated : 16 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Glasgow Rangers v Kilmarnock fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Kilmarnock at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The The Gers have won 76 of the 95 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 2005, the The Gers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory 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:
2004/2005Sat 26 FebRangers2-1KilmarnockSPL
2004/2005Sun 19 DecKilmarnock0 - 1RangersSPL
2004/2005Sun 03 OctRangers2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2003/2004Wed 11 FebRangers2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2003/2004Sun 08 FebKilmarnock0 - 2RangersSFAC
2003/2004Sun 09 NovKilmarnock2 - 3RangersSPL
2003/2004Sat 09 AugRangers4 - 0KilmarnockSPL

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Rangers have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Gers, with 7 goals against.

Kilmarnock have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Killie's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Rangers's 10 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Kilmarnock are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 13 points from 6 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Kilmarnock will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers 10 games since last home draw.
Kilmarnock Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.