FM Preview: Rangers v Heart of Midlothian 07 May 2011

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Last updated : 06 May 2011

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Ibrox Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 104 wins out of 151 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was earlier this season, the The Gers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Wed 02 Feb Rangers 1-0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Hearts 1 - 0 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Hearts 1 - 2 Rangers Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sun 18 Apr Rangers 2 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar Hearts 1 - 4 Rangers Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Rangers 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sun 23 Aug Hearts 1 - 2 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 have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Gers in those games, with 6 conceded.

Heart of Midlothian have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 35 games giving them a return of 84 points.

Heart of Midlothian's total of 63 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 5 1 0 13 1 16
Heart of Midlothian 6 1 5 0 11 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the The Gers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Heart of Midlothian Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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