FM Preview: Dundee v Heart of Midlothian 03 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Dundee v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Heart of Midlothian travel to take on Dundee at Dens Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 123 games played, Jambo's have recorded 39 wins, and Dundee have come away with 53 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Dundee was back in January 2005, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 02 Sep Hearts 0 - 1 Dundee Scottish Premier
2004/2005 Sat 22 Jan Dundee 1-1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2004/2005 Sat 30 Oct Hearts 3 - 0 Dundee Scottish Premier
2004/2005 Sat 07 Aug Dundee 0 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2003/2004 Sat 27 Mar Hearts 3 - 1 Dundee Scottish Premier
2003/2004 Tue 06 Jan Dundee 1 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2003/2004 Wed 03 Dec Dundee 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Dundee's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Dee have scored 4, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Heart of Midlothian's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Dundee find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 11 games have yielded only 4 points.

Heart of Midlothian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dundee 6 0 0 6 3 16 0
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 2 2 8 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Heart of Midlothian on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Dundee. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dundee Been beaten in each of their previous 5 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Heart of Midlothian Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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