FM Preview: Rangers v Aberdeen 21 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th January 2012
The game between Rangers and Aberdeen in the Scottish Premier on 21st January 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Rangers v Aberdeen fixture
Rangers prepare to entertain Aberdeen at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gers are clearly on top, having won 85 and lost only 25 of the 140 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was earlier this season, with Rangers running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Aberdeen||1 - 2||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sun 28 Aug||Rangers||2-0||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Wed 13 Apr||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Rangers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Gers, with 4 goals against.
The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Dons, and 6 goals against.
Rangers's total of 54 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 25 points from their 23 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Rangers may be coming up against a decent side in Aberdeen, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gers. Home Win
|Rangers||Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Aberdeen||6 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.
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