FootyMAD's Glasgow Rangers match preview

Last updated : 23 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Glasgow Rangers v Glasgow Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to Glasgow Rangers at Ibrox Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 148 games played, The Bhoys have recorded 31 wins, and Rangers have come away with 74 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rangers running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 20 FebCeltic0 - 2RangersSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Gers, with 3 goals against.

Celtic's away form is equally impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The Bhoys scoring 20 and conceding 3.

Rangers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 81 points from 33 games. Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 33 games giving them a return of 83 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Celtic are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Rangers. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Celtic 11 successive away victories.
12 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 21 outings ago.