FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Dundee United 25 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Heart of Midlothian v Dundee United fixture

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain Dundee United at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 18 of the 79 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was earlier this season, with Dundee United inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Jambo's in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Dundee Utd. 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 31 Jul Hearts 0-1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 15 May Dundee Utd. 2 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 16 Mar Dundee Utd. 2 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 19 Feb Hearts 2 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 29 Aug Hearts 1 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Wed 05 May Hearts 0 - 0 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Jambo's in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Terrors have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the Terrors pummel 17 goals, and let in 8.

Heart of Midlothian's total of 36 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Dundee United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 34 from their 27 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 1 2 3 4 11 5
Dundee United 6 3 2 1 13 4 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Heart of Midlothian are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Dundee United will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Dundee United 5 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.

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