FM Preview: Rangers v Heart of Midlothian 23 Jul 2011

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Last updated : 22 July 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 105 wins out of 152 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2011, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Rangers 4-0 Hearts Scottish Premier
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

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 5 conceded.

The away form of Heart of Midlothian is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Jambo's have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 5 1 0 20 1 16
Heart of Midlothian 6 0 3 3 7 15 3

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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 in the last 4 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Heart of Midlothian Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.

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