FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

History of the Hibernian v Dundee United fixture

Dundee Utd. face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Tangerines have won 19 of the 69 games compared to the host's 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 09 AugDundee Utd.1 - 2HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sat 26 AprDundee Utd.1 - 2HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sun 09 MarHibernian1 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2002/2003Sat 25 JanDundee Utd.2 - 3HibernianSFAC
2002/2003Sat 07 DecDundee Utd.1 - 1HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sat 05 OctHibernian2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2001/2002Sun 07 AprDundee Utd.2 - 1HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Hibees, with 8 goals against.

Dundee Utd. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Tangerines have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 15 points from their 11 games played so far, Dundee Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 11 matches.

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

Dundee Utd. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hibernian may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian 7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Dundee Utd. 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.