FM Preview: Rangers v Montrose 23 Sep 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 22nd September 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rangers and Montrose at 15:00 on 23rd September 2012 in the Scottish Division Three.
History of the Rangers v Montrose fixture
Rangers play host to Montrose at Ibrox on Sunday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Gers have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.
The last time the two teams met at Rangers was way back in the black-and-white days of August 1976, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Scottish League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1976/1977||Sat 28 Aug||Montrose||0 - 3||Rangers||Scottish League Cup|
|1976/1977||Sat 21 Aug||Rangers||4-0||Montrose||Scottish League Cup|
|1975/1976||Wed 08 Oct||Rangers||5 - 1||Montrose||Scottish League Cup|
|1929/1930||Sat 01 Mar||Rangers||3 - 0||Montrose||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1924/1925||Sat 07 Feb||Montrose||0 - 2||Rangers||Scottish F.A. Cup|
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, In this time, Gers have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 4.
In complete contrast to Rangers, Montrose are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Gable Endies have hit 6 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rangers's total of 9 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.
Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 5 points from their 5 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 ...
Its good news for Rangers fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Gers. Home win
|Rangers||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Montrose||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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