FM Preview: Motherwell v Dundee United 06 Oct 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 5th October 2012
The game between Motherwell and Dundee United in the Scottish Premier on 6th October 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Motherwell v Dundee United fixture
Dundee United face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 99 games played, Terrors have recorded 38 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 43 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fir Park was less than a year ago, in May 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 13 May||Motherwell||0 - 2||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sat 21 Jan||Dundee Utd.||1 - 1||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Motherwell's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While 'Well have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Dundee United's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Terrors have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Motherwell's total of 13 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Dundee United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 7 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Dundee United have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Motherwell may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Motherwell||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Dundee United||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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