FM Preview: Aberdeen v Rangers 19 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 18th March 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Aberdeen take on Rangers in a Scottish Premier match on 19th March 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Aberdeen v Rangers fixture
Rangers face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 48 of the 140 previous games, with the hosts winning just 40.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the The Dons in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 13 Nov||Rangers||2 - 0||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 26 Sep||Aberdeen||2 - 3||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Wed 07 Apr||Rangers||3 - 1||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sat 28 Nov||Aberdeen||1 - 0||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||Rangers||0 - 0||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 May||Rangers||2 - 1||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Aberdeen||0 - 0||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Aberdeen have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Dons in those games, with 5 conceded.
Rangers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 29 matches.
Rangers's total of 65 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the The Gers out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Aberdeen. Away win
|Aberdeen||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Rangers||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here