FM Preview: Dundee United v Hibernian 24 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Dundee United v Hibernian fixture

Dundee United prepare to entertain Hibernian at Tannadice Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 86 games played, Terrors have recorded 39 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was less than a year ago, in January 2011, with Dundee United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Hibernian 3 - 3 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 30 Jan Dundee Utd. 3-0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 29 Dec Hibernian 2 - 2 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Dundee Utd. 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sun 09 May Dundee Utd. 0 - 2 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Wed 31 Mar Hibernian 2 - 4 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 16 Jan Dundee Utd. 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Dundee United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Hibees have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dundee United see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 22 points from their 19 games played so far,

Hibernian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 18 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dundee United 6 2 2 2 6 7 8
Hibernian 6 0 2 4 2 8 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dundee United are not exactly setting the world alight at Tannadice Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Hibernian in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dundee United No sequences of note
Hibernian Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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