FM Preview: Aberdeen v Rangers 19 Mar 2011

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Last updated : 18 March 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 2 3 1 8 4 9
Rangers 6 3 1 2 9 7 10

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aberdeen Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Rangers Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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