FootyMAD's Dundee match preview

History of the Dundee v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Dundee at Dens Park on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hibees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, with Dundee running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Tue 25 FebDundee3 - 0HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sat 16 NovHibernian2 - 1DundeeSPL
2002/2003Sat 24 AugDundee2 - 1HibernianSPL
2001/2002Sat 27 AprHibernian2 - 2DundeeSPL
2001/2002Sat 12 JanDundee1 - 0HibernianSPL
2001/2002Sat 27 OctHibernian1 - 2DundeeSPL
2001/2002Sat 04 AugDundee2 - 1HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Dundee are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Dees in those games, with 4 conceded.

Hibernian's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Hibees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Dundee find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 15 points they have accumulated from 10 games. Hibernian's 14 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hibernian are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dundee 8 games since last home draw.
Hibernian Last drawn game 6 outings ago.