FM Preview: Kilmarnock v Dundee United 02 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 1st October 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Kilmarnock and Dundee United at 15:00 on Saturday, 2nd October 2010 in the Scottish Premier.
Dundee Utd. face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Saturday 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4 - 4 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||Sat 30 Jan||Kilmarnock||4 - 4||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Dundee Utd.||0 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Kilmarnock||0 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Dundee Utd.||0 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Kilmarnock||2 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Dundee Utd.||0 - 2||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Jan||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Kilmarnock have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Killie in those games, with 7 conceded.
Dundee Utd. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. While the The Terrors have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Kilmarnock see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 7 points from their 6 games played so far, Dundee Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 8 from their 6 games 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 ...
With Dundee Utd. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Rugby Park will be a good result. No-score draw
|Kilmarnock||6 games since last home draw.|
|Dundee Utd.||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.|