FootyMAD's Rangers match preview

Last updated : 27 April 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 Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 67 of the 140 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, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 04 MarHibernian0-2RangersSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Hibees in those games, with 5 conceded.

Rangers's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Gers, and 4 goals against.

Hibernian's 45 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 68 points from their 34 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Hibees go into their game against Rangers in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Rangers 13 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.