FM Preview: Rangers v Aberdeen 13 Nov 2010

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History of the Rangers v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to Rangers at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 83 and win only 25 of the 138 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Rangers running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011 Sun 26 Sep Aberdeen 2 - 3 Rangers SPL
2009/2010 Wed 07 Apr Rangers 3 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Aberdeen 1 - 0 Rangers SPL
2009/2010 Sat 26 Sep Rangers 0 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sat 16 May Rangers 2 - 1 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Aberdeen 0 - 0 Rangers SPL
2008/2009 Sat 22 Nov Rangers 2 - 0 Aberdeen SPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers have been playing quite well at home, winning three, drawing two, and losing just one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by them in those games, with eight conceded.

The away form of Aberdeen is pretty dire, accumulating just one victory and one draw from their last six played. While the Dons have hit six goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 12 games giving them a return of 31 points. Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 12 matches.

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Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 3 1 2 9 9 10
Aberdeen 6 2 0 4 8 17 6

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the home side, as the Dons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Aberdeen Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.