FM Preview: Celtic v Rangers 29 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 28th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Celtic and Rangers at 12:45 on 29th April 2012 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Celtic v Rangers fixture
Celtic prepare to entertain Rangers at Parkhead at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 164 games played, Bhoys have recorded 72 wins, and Rangers have come away with 48 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Parkhead was earlier this season, the Bhoys carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 25 Mar||Rangers||3 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Wed 28 Dec||Celtic||1-0||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sun 18 Sep||Rangers||4 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 24 Apr||Rangers||0 - 0||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 20 Mar||Celtic||1 - 2||Rangers||Scottish League Cup|
|2010/2011||Wed 02 Mar||Celtic||1 - 0||Rangers||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sun 20 Feb||Celtic||3 - 0||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Celtic could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. The Bhoys have scored 9 and conceded 1 during this period.
Rangers's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Gers pummel 16 goals, and let in 6.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 34 games giving them a return of 84 points.
Rangers's total of 66 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Rangers will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Celtic||15 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Rangers||20 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.
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