FM Preview: Motherwell v Dundee United 29 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Motherwell v Dundee United fixture

Dundee United face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 100 games played, Terrors have recorded 39 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 43 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fir Park was earlier this season, with Dundee United inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the 'Well in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 27 Nov Dundee Utd. 1 - 2 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2012/2013 Wed 07 Nov Motherwell 0 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
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

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Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the 'Well in those games, with 9 conceded.

The Terrors have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Terrors, and 15 goals against.

Motherwell's total of 37 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Dundee United see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 30 points from their 24 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Motherwell 6 3 1 2 13 10 10
Dundee United 6 1 3 2 10 14 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the 'Well. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Motherwell Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Dundee United No win in the 2 most recent games.

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