FootyMAD's Dundee United match preview

History of the Dundee United v Heart Of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to Dundee United at Tannadice Park on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Jambo's have won 18 of the 63 games compared to the host's 26 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2002, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugHearts3 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2002/2003Sat 05 AprHearts2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2002/2003Sat 21 DecDundee Utd.0 - 3HeartsSPL
2002/2003Sat 21 SepHearts2 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2001/2002Sat 09 MarHearts1 - 2Dundee Utd.SPL
2001/2002Wed 26 DecDundee Utd.0 - 2HeartsSPL
2001/2002Sat 29 SepHearts1 - 2Dundee Utd.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Dundee United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Tangerines have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Hearts's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Dundee Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 13 matches. Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 26 points from 13 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Jambo's have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Tannadice Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Hearts 3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.