FM Preview: Rangers v Dundee United 02 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 1st May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rangers and Dundee United at 19:45 on 2nd May 2012 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Rangers v Dundee United fixture
Rangers prepare to entertain Dundee United at Ibrox on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 58 wins out of 88 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 17 Mar||Dundee Utd.||2 - 1||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sun 05 Feb||Rangers||0-2||Dundee Utd.||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Rangers||3 - 1||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Dundee Utd.||0 - 1||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Tue 10 May||Rangers||2 - 0||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Tue 19 Apr||Dundee Utd.||0 - 4||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Apr||Rangers||2 - 3||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Rangers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Gers in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Dundee United however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Terrors pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.
Rangers's total of 66 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Dundee United's total of 53 points from their 35 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 ...
Rangers are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Rangers||7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
|Dundee United||9 games since last away draw.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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