FM Preview: Queen's Park v Rangers 29 Dec 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 28th December 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Queen's Park and Rangers at 12:45 on 29th December 2012 in the Scottish Division Three.
History of the Queen's Park v Rangers fixture
Rangers travel to take on Queen's Park at Hampden Park at lunchtime on Saturday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having walked away with all the points in 38 of the 52 contests.
The last time the two teams met at Queen's Park was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1983, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Spiders in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 20 Oct||Rangers||2 - 0||Queen's Park||Scottish Division Three|
|1991/1992||Tue 20 Aug||Rangers||6 - 0||Queen's Park||Scottish League Cup|
|1982/1983||Sat 12 Mar||Queen's Park||1 - 2||Rangers||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1973/1974||Sat 26 Jan||Rangers||8 - 0||Queen's Park||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1957/1958||Mon 01 Jul||Queen's Park||2 - 4||Rangers||Scottish First Division|
|1957/1958||Mon 01 Jul||Rangers||5 - 1||Queen's Park||Scottish First Division|
|1956/1957||Sun 01 Jul||Queen's Park||4 - 6||Rangers||Scottish First Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Queen's Park have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Spiders have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Rangers however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Gers scoring 19 and conceding 7.
Queen's Park lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 17 points from their 12 games so far.
Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 14 games giving them a return of 35 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Rangers are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Queen's Park. Away win
|Queen's Park||Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Rangers||4 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 9 matches.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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