FM Preview: Dundee United v Heart of Midlothian 28 Apr 2012

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

Dundee United prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Tannadice Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 78 games played, Terrors have recorded 35 wins, and Heart of Midlothian have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was earlier this season, the Terrors carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb Hearts 0 - 2 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
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

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Recent respective form guides

Dundee United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Terrors, with 5 goals against.

Heart of Midlothian's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Jambo's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Dundee United's total of 52 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Heart of Midlothian lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 48 from their 34 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dundee United 6 4 0 2 10 8 12
Heart of Midlothian 6 4 0 2 10 7 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dundee United are starting to turn Tannadice Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dundee United 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Heart of Midlothian 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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