FootyMAD's Dundee United match preview

Last updated : 17 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dundee United v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Dundee United at Tannadice Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 77 games played, The Hibees have recorded 21 wins, and Dundee Utd. have come away with 35 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 18 FebDundee Utd.0 - 0HibernianSPL
2006/2007Sat 02 DecHibernian2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2006/2007Sun 10 SepDundee Utd.0 - 3HibernianSPL
2005/2006Sat 04 MarHibernian3 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2005/2006Sat 03 DecDundee Utd.1 - 0HibernianSPL
2005/2006Sat 10 SepHibernian2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2004/2005Sat 09 AprDundee Utd.2 - 1HibernianSFAC

Recent respective form guides

Dundee United losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Hibees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 3 points from their 2 games played so far, Hibernian sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 6 points from their 2 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Hibees has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Dundee Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Utd. No sequences of note
Hibernian 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.