FM Preview: Dundee United v Motherwell 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Dundee United v Motherwell fixture

Dundee United prepare to entertain Motherwell at Tannadice Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 82 games played, Terrors have recorded 36 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Motherwell 0 - 0 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Dundee Utd. 1-3 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Dundee Utd. 4 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 06 Apr Motherwell 2 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 30 Mar Motherwell 3 - 0 Dundee Utd. Scottish F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sun 13 Mar Dundee Utd. 2 - 2 Motherwell Scottish F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Wed 12 Jan Dundee Utd. 2 - 0 Motherwell 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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Motherwell however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The 'Well's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Dundee United see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 26 points from their 23 games played so far,

Motherwell's total of 34 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dundee United 6 2 2 2 14 10 8
Motherwell 6 2 1 3 8 7 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Dundee United's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Motherwell. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dundee United 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Motherwell Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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