FootyMAD's Rangers match preview

Last updated : 03 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hibernian v Rangers fixture

Hibernian prepare to entertain Rangers at Easter Road Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 66 of the 139 previous games, with the The Hibees winning just 34.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road Stadium was earlier this season, the The Hibees carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 09 DecRangers3 - 0HibernianSPL
2006/2007Sun 17 SepHibernian2-1RangersSPL
2005/2006Tue 02 MayHibernian1 - 2RangersSPL
2005/2006Sat 18 FebRangers2 - 0HibernianSPL
2005/2006Sat 04 FebRangers0 - 3HibernianSFAC
2005/2006Sun 27 NovHibernian2 - 1RangersSPL
2005/2006Sat 27 AugRangers0 - 3HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Hibees have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

Rangers have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Gers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Hibernian's 40 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 52 points from their 28 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Hibees are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Rangers 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.