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Last updated : 17 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rangers v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Rangers at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 64 of the 80 occasions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2007, the The Gers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 18 FebRangers2 - 1FalkirkSPL
2006/2007Sun 03 DecFalkirk1 - 0RangersSPL
2006/2007Sat 09 SepRangers4 - 0FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sat 04 MarFalkirk1 - 2RangersSPL
2005/2006Sat 03 DecRangers2 - 2FalkirkSPL
2005/2006Sat 10 SepFalkirk1 - 1RangersSPL
1995/1996Sat 23 MarRangers3 - 2FalkirkSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. The The Gers have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Bairns, and 6 goals against.

Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 2 games giving them a return of 6 points. Falkirk's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Rangers may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Won 3 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Falkirk Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.