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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Hearts||3 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Hearts||2 - 1||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Dec||Dundee Utd.||0 - 3||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Sep||Hearts||2 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Mar||Hearts||1 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2001/2002||Wed 26 Dec||Dundee Utd.||0 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Hearts||1 - 2||Dundee 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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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
|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.