FootyMAD's Ibrox preview

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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 76 and win only 25 of the 128 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2004, with Rangers annihilating their visitors 5 - 0 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:
2005/2006Sun 14 AugAberdeen3 - 2RangersSPL
2004/2005Sun 01 MayAberdeen1 - 3RangersSPL
2004/2005Sun 23 JanAberdeen1 - 2RangersSPL
2004/2005Sun 31 OctRangers5 - 0AberdeenSPL
2004/2005Wed 22 SepAberdeen0 - 2RangersSLGC
2004/2005Sat 07 AugAberdeen0 - 0RangersSPL
2003/2004Sat 14 FebAberdeen1 - 1RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, The Gers have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Dons's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Rangers find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 22 points they have accumulated from 13 games. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 16 points from their 13 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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:
RangersUnbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
AberdeenNot won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.