FootyMAD's Dundee match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dundee v Heart Of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to Dundee at Dens Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 113 games played, Jambo's have recorded 34 wins, and Dundee have come away with 52 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Dees 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:
2004/2005Sat 30 OctHearts3 - 0DundeeSPL
2004/2005Sat 07 AugDundee0 - 1HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 27 MarHearts3 - 1DundeeSPL
2003/2004Tue 06 JanDundee1 - 2HeartsSPL
2003/2004Wed 03 DecDundee1 - 0HeartsSLC
2003/2004Sat 04 OctHearts2 - 2DundeeSPL
2002/2003Sun 25 MayHearts1 - 0DundeeSPL

Recent respective form guides

Dundee have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Hearts have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Dundee are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 22 matches. Hearts's 31 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Hearts only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Dens Park will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Hearts Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.