FM Preview: Motherwell v Rangers 26 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 25th December 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Motherwell and Rangers at 15:00 on Sunday, 26th December 2010 in the Scottish Premier.
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 72 games, and losing 30.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Rangers||4 - 1||Motherwell||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Rangers||3 - 3||Motherwell||SPL|
|2009/2010||Wed 10 Feb||Motherwell||1 - 1||Rangers||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Dec||Rangers||6 - 1||Motherwell||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Sep||Motherwell||0 - 0||Rangers||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Rangers||3 - 1||Motherwell||SPL|
|2008/2009||Wed 12 Nov||Motherwell||0 - 0||Rangers||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Motherwell are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The 'Well in those games, with 5 conceded.
The 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 The Gers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.
Motherwell lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 23 points from their 15 games so far. Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 15 games giving them a return of 38 points.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The Gers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Motherwell, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Motherwell||7 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Rangers||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.