Foot Predictions shows the Scottish Premier League clash on Saturday between Rangers and Kilmarnock, including predictions, preview and possible lineups.
guards enter your meeting with the Scottish Premiership with Kilmarnock on Saturday, hoping to keep his perfect record at Ibrox and add his 14th home win of the season.
Meanwhile, Killie failed to score a point in the last six league games, conceding 14 goals and scoring just twice.
Rangers have been rampant throughout this campaign as they march towards their first title in the first division since 2011, however, a bad day at the office last weekend allowed Hamilton to recover and score the tie in the 95th minute, snatching a precious point to the Gers.
Manager Steven Gerrard expressed how relieved he was to leave with a point after labeling his team’s performance as the ‘worst of the season’.
Despite losing two points, the result should not change the final destination of the Scottish Premiership title, as Rangers are 18 points ahead of rival Celtic, who won 4-0 at St Mirren on Wednesday.
The Gers, who need just six more victories to win the title, continue on their way to be crowned champions against their Glasgow opponents at Celtic Park, if both sides win all of their league games by going to the Old Firm derby in March 21st.
Rangers have an immaculate record at Ibrox this season, having won all 13 Scottish Premiership matches at home, scoring 39 goals and suffering only once.
Gers have won four of their last five league games with Kilmarnock, including both games this season, winning 2-0 in August and 1-0 away from home in November.
Victory over Killie on Saturday and all the remaining league games this season would see Rangers accumulate a total of 106 points, which would equal the record set by Brendan Rodgersof the Celtic team in 2016-17.
Kilmarnock’s new boss Tommy Wright failed to start with a victory as his team lost 1-0 at home to Motherwell on Wednesday night.
Allan CampbellThe second-half goal proved to be enough to seal the three points for the visitors, inflicting Killie’s sixth consecutive loss in the league and leaving them just one point above the last two.
Despite the defeat, Wright received much encouragement from his performance, but he hopes his team can improve in attack, as his efforts in the final third failed to test the Steelmen’s cork. Liam Kelly.
Kilmarnock are up against Rangers, having lost 23 of their last 29 first division games against them, although Saturday’s game has been almost a year since defeating Gerrard’s men last season, when they secured a 2-0 win. to 1 in Rugby Park.
A surprise triumph over the Gers would make Kilmarnock remain 10th, but they could move four points ahead of Ross County, which is one position below them, if they lost to Hibernian.
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Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos is to fulfill the third and final game of his three-game suspension this weekend, while Kemar Roofe was banned for two games by the Scottish association on Wednesday after being found guilty of a serious foul by a tackle made by the St Johnstone midfielder Murray Davidson.
The absence of both forwards can see anyone Cedric Itten keep your place in the first XI or Jermain Defoe delivered a match up front.
Steven Davies and Ryan Jack could also return to the starting lineup at the expense of Bongani Zungu and Glen Kamara.
Kilmarnock remains without defensive duo Kirk Broadfoot (knee) and Stuart Findlay (ankle) who are suffering injuries, while left-back Calum Waters he also has a distended groin.
attacker Danny Whitehall could be given a start in the front next to Nicke Kabamba, who could see one of Greg Kiltie or Rory McKenzie fall into the bank.
Possible starting lineup for Rangers:
McGregor; Tavernier, Goldson, Helander, Barisic; Davies, Jack, Aribo; Hagi, Itten, Kent
Possible initial Kilmarnock escalation:
Doyle; McGowan, Dikamona, Medley, Haunstrup; Burke, Power, Dicker, McKenzie; Kabamba, Whitehall
Probability: Rangers 3-0 Kilmarnock
The Rangers will want to recover from the draw at Hamilton and enter the Europa League tie on Thursday with the Royal Antwerp, with a positive result in the game against Kilmarnock.
Steven Gerrard’s men seem unstoppable at home this campaign and, with his team facing one of the league’s most out-of-form teams, we hope the Gers will have a comfortable victory on Saturday.