FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 15th May 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Heart of Midlothian take on Dundee United in a Scottish Premier match on Saturday, 16th May 2009 at 15:00.
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 39 and win only 17 of the 73 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Dundee Utd.||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Hearts||0 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Dundee Utd.||3 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Hearts||1 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2007/2008||Wed 02 Jan||Dundee Utd.||4 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Hearts||1 - 3||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Mar||Hearts||0 - 4||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Heart of Midlothian have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Jambo's in those games, with 6 conceded.
The 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 The Terrors's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Hearts find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 55 points they have accumulated from 36 games. Dundee Utd. find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 53 points they have accumulated from 36 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Dundee Utd. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Hearts. Away win
|Hearts||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Dundee Utd.||6 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.