FootyMAD's Glasgow Rangers match preview

Last updated : 19 February 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Glasgow Celtic v Glasgow Rangers fixture

Celtic prepare to entertain Glasgow Rangers at Celtic Park at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 148 games played, The Bhoys have recorded 63 wins, and Rangers have come away with 44 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was earlier this season, the The Bhoys carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 09 JanCeltic2-1RangersSFAC
2004/2005Sat 20 NovRangers2 - 0CelticSPL
2004/2005Wed 10 NovRangers2 - 1CelticSLC
2004/2005Sun 29 AugCeltic1 - 0RangersSPL
2003/2004Sat 08 MayCeltic1 - 0RangersSPL
2003/2004Sun 28 MarRangers1 - 2CelticSPL
2003/2004Sun 07 MarCeltic1 - 0RangersSFAC

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Bhoys in those games, with 3 conceded.

Rangers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 62 points from 24 games. Rangers are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 25 games giving them a return of 62 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Celtic may be coming up against a decent side in Rangers, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Bhoys. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
CelticWon 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 9 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
RangersWon each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.