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Last updated : 08 February 2008 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 65 of the 81 occasions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Rangers annihilating their visitors 7 - 2 in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 24 NovFalkirk1 - 3RangersSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Rangers could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, The Gers have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 2.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bairns have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 22 games giving them a return of 53 points. Falkirk's 32 points from 24 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 ...

With Falkirk not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that Rangers will ease to victory over the Bairns. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Won 6 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 11 matches.
Falkirk Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.