FM Preview: Rangers v Motherwell 02 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 1st January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rangers and Motherwell at 15:00 on 2nd January 2012 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Rangers v Motherwell fixture
Rangers prepare to entertain Motherwell at Ibrox Stadium on Monday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Gers have won 108 of the 133 matches the two teams have contested.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2011, with Rangers annihilating their visitors 6-0 in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 21 Aug||Motherwell||0 - 3||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Apr||Motherwell||0 - 5||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Feb||Rangers||6-0||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 30 Jan||Rangers||2 - 1||Motherwell||Scottish League Cup|
|2010/2011||Sun 26 Dec||Motherwell||1 - 4||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Rangers||4 - 1||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Rangers||3 - 3||Motherwell||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 4 conceded.
Motherwell's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the 'Well, and 5 goals against.
Rangers's total of 48 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Motherwell's total of 34 points from their 19 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 starting to turn Ibrox Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw
|Rangers||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Motherwell||11 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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