FM Preview: Rangers v Motherwell 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rangers and Motherwell at 12:45 on 5th May 2012 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Rangers v Motherwell fixture
Rangers prepare to entertain Motherwell at Ibrox at lunchtime on Saturday, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Gers have won 109 of the 134 matches the two teams have contested.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox was earlier this season, with Rangers running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 31 Mar||Motherwell||1 - 2||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Mon 02 Jan||Rangers||3-0||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Rangers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Gers in those games, with 8 conceded.
Motherwell have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.
Rangers's total of 69 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Motherwell's total of 61 points from their 36 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 ...
Its a close one to call, but we think that Gers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Motherwell. Home Win
|Rangers||Won 3 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Motherwell||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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|FM Preview: Motherwell v Rangers 31 Mar 2012|
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