FM Preview: Rangers v Montrose 26 Jan 2013

Last updated : 25 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Rangers at Ibrox on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occasion, the match has ended in defeat for the Gable Endies.

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

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Dec Montrose 2 - 4 Rangers Scottish Division Three
2012/2013 Sun 23 Sep Rangers 4-1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
1976/1977 Sat 28 Aug Montrose 0 - 3 Rangers Scottish League Cup
1976/1977 Sat 21 Aug Rangers 4 - 0 Montrose Scottish League Cup
1975/1976 Wed 08 Oct Rangers 5 - 1 Montrose Scottish League Cup
1929/1930 Sat 01 Mar Rangers 3 - 0 Montrose Scottish F.A. Cup
1924/1925 Sat 07 Feb Montrose 0 - 2 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Gers have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

Montrose's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Gable Endies, and 11 goals against.

Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 21 games giving them a return of 52 points.

Montrose are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 30 points from 21 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 5 1 0 13 4 16
Montrose 6 2 2 2 9 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Montrose are performing with pride on their travels, but the FootyMad panel believes it may not be enough to prevent the Gers coming away with a hard-fought home win. Home win.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 14 matches.
Montrose No win in the 2 most recent games.

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