Hearts face a trip to Glasgow Rangers at Ibrox Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 93 out of 137 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2004, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Gers in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 12 Sep||Hearts||0 - 0||Rangers||SPL|
|2003/2004||Wed 12 May||Rangers||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Hearts||1 - 1||Rangers||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Dec||Rangers||2 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 21 Sep||Hearts||0 - 4||Rangers||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sun 18 May||Hearts||0 - 2||Rangers||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Rangers||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Glasgow Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Gers have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.
The Jambo's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Jambo's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Rangers are just a single point from Celtic in 2nd, having taken 36 points from 15 games. Hearts's 23 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Rangers is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|Rangers||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 7 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Hearts||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|