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History of the Aberdeen v Rangers fixture

Aberdeen prepare to entertain Rangers at Pittodrie Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 47 of the 138 previous games, with the Dons winning just 39.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2009, when they played out a goalless draw 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:
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
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

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only five goals have been registered in this time, with seven in the wrong end.

The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of nine goals for the Huns, and nine goals against.

Aberdeen's 15 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 11 games giving them a return of 25 points.

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

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 1 3 2 5 8 6
Huns 6 3 2 1 10 6 11

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Dons of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Rangers, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen No sequences of note
Huns Undefeated in last 20 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.