FM Preview: Dundee United v Heart of Midlothian 15 Jan 2011

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History of the Dundee United v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Hearts 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 75 games played, Jambo's have recorded 22 wins, and Dundee Utd. have come away with 32 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, the The Terrors carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sun 29 AugHearts1 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2009/2010Wed 05 MayHearts0 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2009/2010Sun 07 MarDundee Utd.1 - 0HeartsSPL
2009/2010Sat 12 DecHearts0 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2009/2010Mon 17 AugDundee Utd.2 - 0HeartsSPL
2008/2009Sat 16 MayHearts3 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2008/2009Sat 28 FebDundee Utd.0 - 1HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Dundee United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Hearts however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Jambo's pummel 12 goals, and let in 5.

Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 24 points from their 17 games played so far, Hearts's total of 39 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dundee Utd.6150758

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hearts are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Dundee Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Utd. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Hearts 5 successive away victories.
12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.