FM Preview: Motherwell v Dundee United 06 Oct 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Motherwell 6 2 1 3 9 10 7
Dundee United 6 1 2 3 2 10 5

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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