FM Preview: Dundee United v Heart of Midlothian 15 Jan 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 14th January 2011
The game between Dundee United and Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Premier on Saturday, 15th January 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sun 29 Aug||Hearts||1 - 1||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Wed 05 May||Hearts||0 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 07 Mar||Dundee Utd.||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Hearts||0 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Mon 17 Aug||Dundee Utd.||2 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 May||Hearts||3 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Dundee Utd.||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.
|14 Jan 2011|
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