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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 80 and win only 25 of the 134 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, with Rangers running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 23 AugAberdeen1 - 1RangersSPL
2007/2008Thu 22 MayAberdeen2 - 0RangersSPL
2007/2008Sat 01 MarRangers3 - 1AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Sun 23 DecAberdeen1 - 1RangersSPL
2007/2008Sun 23 SepRangers3 - 0AberdeenSPL
2006/2007Sun 20 MayAberdeen2 - 0RangersSPL
2006/2007Sat 17 MarRangers3 - 0AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the The Gers, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Rangers, Aberdeen are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Dons have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 33 points from their 14 games. Aberdeen's 18 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Unbeaten in the last 27 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Aberdeen Not won in previous 3 away matches.