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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 69 of the 85 occasions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 05 DecFalkirk1 - 3RangersSPL
2009/2010Sat 15 AugRangers4 - 1FalkirkSPL
2008/2009Sat 30 MayRangers1 - 0FalkirkSFAC
2008/2009Sun 05 AprFalkirk0 - 1RangersSPL
2008/2009Tue 27 JanRangers3 - 0FalkirkSLGC
2008/2009Sat 17 JanRangers3 - 1FalkirkSPL
2008/2009Sat 09 AugFalkirk0 - 1RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, The Gers have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 5.

In complete contrast to Rangers, Falkirk are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bairns have hit 5 goals, 9 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 51 points. Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 14 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Gers, as the Bairns have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 11 matches.
Falkirk Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.