FM Preview: Motherwell v Rangers 21 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 20th August 2011
The game between Motherwell and Rangers in the Scottish Premier on 21st August 2011 at 14:15 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Motherwell v Rangers fixture
Rangers face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Sunday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the The Gers have winning an impressive 74 games, and losing 30.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where Rangers annihilated the The Gers 0 - 5 in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Apr||Motherwell||0 - 5||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Feb||Rangers||6 - 0||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 30 Jan||Rangers||2 - 1||Motherwell||Scottish League Cup|
|2010/2011||Sun 26 Dec||Motherwell||1 - 4||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Rangers||4 - 1||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Rangers||3 - 3||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Wed 10 Feb||Motherwell||1 - 1||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Motherwell have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Rangers's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The Gers scoring 16 and conceding 4.
Motherwell are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 4 games giving them a return of 10 points.
Rangers's total of 7 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Rangers on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Motherwell. No-score draw
|Motherwell||4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Rangers||No sequences of note|
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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