FM Preview: Rangers v Inverness Caledonian Thistle 17 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th December 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rangers and Inverness Caledonian Thistle at 15:00 on 17th December 2011 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Rangers v Inverness Caledonian Thistle fixture
Rangers prepare to entertain Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 10 games played, Gers have recorded 4 wins, and Inverness Caledonian Thistle have come away with 2 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2011, the Gers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 13 Aug||Inverness CT||0 - 2||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Tue 18 Jan||Rangers||1-0||Inverness CT||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Dec||Inverness CT||1 - 1||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Rangers||1 - 1||Inverness CT||Scottish Premier|
|2008/2009||Wed 04 Mar||Rangers||0 - 1||Inverness CT||Scottish Premier|
|2008/2009||Sun 04 Jan||Inverness CT||0 - 3||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2008/2009||Sat 01 Nov||Rangers||5 - 0||Inverness CT||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, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Gers in those games, with 3 conceded.
Inverness Caledonian Thistle have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Caley Thistle have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 18 games giving them a return of 45 points.
Inverness Caledonian Thistle are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 18 matches.
Current overall team form
|Inverness Caledonian Thistle||6||2||0||4||13||14||6|
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 Inverness Caledonian Thistle, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gers. Home Win
|Rangers||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Inverness Caledonian Thistle||9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
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