FM Preview: Rangers v Motherwell 05 May 2012

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Last updated : 04 May 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 5 0 1 16 7 15
Motherwell 6 2 1 3 8 9 7

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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