FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Dundee United 29 Aug 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 28th August 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Heart of Midlothian and Dundee United at 15:00 on Sunday, 29th August 2010 in the Scottish Premier.
Dundee Utd. face a trip to Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Terrors will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 40 and win only 17 of the 76 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2010, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2009/2010||Wed 05 May||Hearts||0 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 07 Mar||Dundee Utd.||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Hearts||0 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Mon 17 Aug||Dundee Utd.||2 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 May||Hearts||3 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Dundee Utd.||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Hearts||0 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Heart of Midlothian 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 5.
The away form of Dundee Utd. however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Terrors, and 11 goals against.
Hearts's total of 4 points from their 2 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 1 points from their 2 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the The Terrors to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Dundee Utd. take away one point. Score draw
|Hearts||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.|
|Dundee Utd.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.