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Rangers will be taking on guests Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium in this Premiership fixture on Sunday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Rangers v Hibernian are shown on this page (inc. the best betting odds).
Rangers, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 4-0 Scottish Cup success versus Cove Rangers.
For Rangers, the goalscorers were Jermain Defoe (24'), Kemar Roofe (31', 32') and Nathan Patterson (43').
Their more recent scorelines really do illustrate the point that much solidity has been shown by the Rangers defence. The Gers have given the opposition little, resulting in the tally of goals that have gone in at their end during their past 6 matches standing at 4.
Hibernian come into this encounter following a 1-3 Scottish Cup win versus Queen Of The South in their most recent game.
For Hibernian, the scorers were Christian Doidge (42', 67') and Martin Boyle (70'). James Maxwell (80') scored for Queen Of The South.
The stats tell the story, and Hibernian have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 6 goals in total. In defence, The Hibees could really do with shoring things up. Putting that to one side, time will tell whether the trend shall be replicated in this next game.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head results going back to 11/08/2019 tells us that these encounters have been miserable for Hibernian. They have not managed to get themselves any wins at all whereas Rangers have just been stronger than them, getting wins in 83% of those ties.
19 goals were scored between them in this period, with 15 for The Gers and 4 belonging to The Hibees. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
Team News: Rangers
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just the sole fitness concern for the Rangers boss Steven Gerrard to be concerned about thanks to an almost full-strength squad. Nikola Katic (Unknown Injury) will miss out.
Team News: Hibernian
Owing to a completely injury-free group available to select from, Hibernian manager Jack Ross has zero fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
It’s looking like Hibernian won’t find it easy at all to break down a Rangers lineup who will more than likely dominate.
We are anticipating a convincing 3-0 margin for Rangers at the end of this one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ibrox Stadium (50,817)
Captain: James Tavernier
Chairman: Douglas Park
Manager: Steven Gerrard
Competitions: Premiership position 1, Scottish Cup (Fourth Round), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Man: Kemar Roofe
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Kemar Roofe was born in Walsall, England. Having played his first senior match for Northampton Town in the 2012 - 2013 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 10 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 19 appearances.