FootyMAD's Glasgow Rangers match preview

History of the Glasgow Rangers v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to Glasgow Rangers at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 75 and win only 25 of the 127 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, the The Gers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugAberdeen2 - 3RangersSPL
2002/2003Sat 01 FebRangers2 - 1AberdeenSPL
2002/2003Sat 16 NovAberdeen2 - 2RangersSPL
2002/2003Sun 25 AugRangers2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2001/2002Sat 27 AprRangers2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2001/2002Sat 19 JanAberdeen0 - 1RangersSPL
2001/2002Sun 04 NovRangers2 - 0AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Rangers are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Gers, with 5 goals against.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Dons have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 29 points from 12 games. Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 12 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Rangers may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers 9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Aberdeen 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.