FootyMAD Motherwell match preview

History of the Dundee United v Motherwell fixture

Dundee Utd prepare to entertain Motherwell at Tannadice Park on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 66 games played, Tangerines have recorded 30 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was less than a year ago, in February 2003, the Tangerines carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 03 MayMotherwell2 - 2Dundee UtdSPL
2002/2003Sat 01 FebDundee Utd2-1MotherwellSPL
2002/2003Sat 16 NovMotherwell1 - 2Dundee UtdSPL
2002/2003Sun 25 AugDundee Utd1 - 1MotherwellSPL
2001/2002Sat 13 AprDundee Utd1 - 0MotherwellSPL
2001/2002Sat 12 JanMotherwell2 - 0Dundee UtdSPL
2001/2002Sat 27 OctDundee Utd1 - 1MotherwellSPL

Recent respective form guides

Dundee United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Tangerines have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Motherwell's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The 'Well have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dundee Utd are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 7 matches. Motherwell see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 8 points from their 7 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Dundee Utd at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Tangerines will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Utd Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Motherwell Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.