FM Preview: Montrose v Rangers 15 Dec 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 14th December 2012
The game between Montrose and Rangers in the Scottish Division Three on 15th December 2012 at 12:30 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Montrose v Rangers fixture
Rangers travel to take on Montrose at Links Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Out of their two previous meetings, the Gers have come away with all the points on both occasions.
The last time the two teams met at Montrose was way back in the black-and-white days of August 1976, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sun 23 Sep||Rangers||4 - 1||Montrose||Scottish Division Three|
|1976/1977||Sat 28 Aug||Montrose||0-3||Rangers||Scottish League Cup|
|1976/1977||Sat 21 Aug||Rangers||4 - 0||Montrose||Scottish League Cup|
|1975/1976||Wed 08 Oct||Rangers||5 - 1||Montrose||Scottish League Cup|
|1929/1930||Sat 01 Mar||Rangers||3 - 0||Montrose||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1924/1925||Sat 07 Feb||Montrose||0 - 2||Rangers||Scottish F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Montrose have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Gable Endies in those games, with 8 conceded.
The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Gers, and 3 goals against.
Montrose's total of 22 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.
Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 12 games giving them a return of 27 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Gers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Montrose, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Montrose||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Rangers||5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.
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