Aberdeen face a trip to Rangers at Ibrox Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 81 and win only 25 of the 135 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rangers running out comfortable 2 - 0 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Aberdeen||0 - 0||Rangers||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Rangers||2 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Aberdeen||1 - 1||Rangers||SPL|
|2007/2008||Thu 22 May||Aberdeen||2 - 0||Rangers||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Rangers||3 - 1||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sun 23 Dec||Aberdeen||1 - 1||Rangers||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sun 23 Sep||Rangers||3 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Huns, with 5 goals against.
In contrast to Rangers, Aberdeen are having a torrid time on their travels, losing just one from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other five. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 80 points from their 36 games. Aberdeen's 50 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad sees this game edging towards a narrow win for the Huns, as the Dons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Rangers||Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
|Aberdeen||Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.