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Last updated : 12 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rangers v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock 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 80 of the 100 occasions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2007, with Rangers running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 17 FebKilmarnock0 - 2RangersSPL
2007/2008Sat 01 DecRangers2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2007/2008Sat 25 AugKilmarnock1 - 2RangersSPL
2006/2007Sun 13 MayRangers0 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sun 11 FebKilmarnock1 - 3RangersSPL
2006/2007Sun 26 NovRangers3 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sun 27 AugKilmarnock2 - 2RangersSPL

Recent respective form guides

Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the The Gers score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 1.

The Killie 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 Killie's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 4 games giving them a return of 10 points. Kilmarnock sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 10 points from their 4 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Kilmarnock are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Rangers. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rangers Unbeaten in the last 21 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Kilmarnock Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.