FootyMAD's Rangers match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2006 By Lucky Les
History of the Rangers v Livingston fixture

Livingston face a trip to Rangers at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the Livi.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rangers running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 26 OctLivingston2 - 2RangersSPL
2005/2006Sun 31 JulRangers3 - 0LivingstonSPL
2004/2005Sat 29 JanRangers3 - 0LivingstonSPL
2004/2005Sun 07 NovLivingston1 - 4RangersSPL
2004/2005Sat 14 AugRangers4 - 0LivingstonSPL
2003/2004Wed 14 AprLivingston1 - 1RangersSPL
2003/2004Sat 24 JanRangers1 - 0LivingstonSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Gers, with 3 goals against.

Livingston have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Livi have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 37 points they have accumulated from 22 games. Livingston find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 22 games have yielded only 12 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Livi are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Rangers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
RangersWon 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
LivingstonNot won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.