FootyMAD's Rangers match preview

Last updated : 23 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Falkirk v Rangers fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Rangers at The Falkirk Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having fallen to defeat against their opponents 52 times out of 80.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2006, the Bairns carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugRangers7 - 2FalkirkSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

The The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Gers, and 2 goals against.

Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 12 matches. Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 25 points from their 12 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Falkirk's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Rangers. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Rangers 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.