FM Preview: Dundee United v Rangers 03 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Wednesday, 2nd March 2011
The game between Dundee United and Rangers in the Scottish Premier on 3rd March 2011 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Dundee United v Rangers fixture
Dundee United prepare to entertain Rangers at Tannadice Park on Thursday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 41 of the 87 previous games, with the The Terrors winning just 20.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was less than a year ago, in May 2010, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Terrors in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Rangers||4 - 0||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 May||Dundee Utd.||1-2||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Wed 14 Apr||Dundee Utd.||0 - 0||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Wed 24 Mar||Dundee Utd.||1 - 0||Rangers||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Sun 14 Mar||Rangers||3 - 3||Dundee Utd.||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Wed 30 Dec||Rangers||7 - 1||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Tue 15 Dec||Dundee Utd.||0 - 3||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dundee United 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, 8 to 6.
Rangers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Gers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Dundee United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank , picking up 34 points from their 25 games so far.
Rangers's total of 59 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank .
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Tannadice Park for the The Terrors and the Madmen are unable to see past Rangers claiming victory in a close match.
|Dundee United||4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Rangers||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here