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History of the Heart Of Midlothian v Dundee United fixture

Hearts 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 36 and lost only 15 of the 67 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2005, as the Jambo's squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 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:
2005/2006Sun 14 AugDundee Utd.0 - 3HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 16 AprDundee Utd.2 - 1HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 15 JanHearts3-2Dundee Utd.SPL
2004/2005Wed 27 OctDundee Utd.1 - 1HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 01 MayDundee Utd.0 - 2HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 21 FebHearts3 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2003/2004Sun 30 NovDundee Utd.2 - 1HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart Of Midlothian could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Jambo's have smashed 12 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.

Dundee Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Terrors have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 32 points from 13 games. Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 13 points from their 13 games played so far,

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

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

Its good news for Hearts fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Jambo's. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Won 6 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Dundee Utd. 7 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.