FootyMAD's Heart Of Midlothian match preview

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Last updated : 14 January 2005
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History of the Heart Of Midlothian v Dundee United fixture

Dundee Utd. face a trip to Heart Of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium 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 lose 35 and win only 15 of the 66 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2004, with Hearts running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners 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:
2004/2005Wed 27 OctDundee Utd.1 - 1HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 01 MayDundee Utd.0 - 2HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 21 FebHearts3 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2003/2004Sun 30 NovDundee Utd.2 - 1HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 23 AugHearts3 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2002/2003Sat 05 AprHearts2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2002/2003Sat 21 DecDundee Utd.0 - 3HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart Of Midlothian's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Dundee Utd. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. The Terrors have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Hearts's 28 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Dundee Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 21 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hearts6132556
Dundee Utd.6114584

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Jambo's, as the The Terrors have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Dundee Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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