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History of the Hibernian v Dundee United fixture

Dundee Utd. face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 78 games played, The Terrors have recorded 20 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 36 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2009, with Dundee Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Hibees 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:
2008/2009Sat 02 MayHibernian1 - 2Dundee Utd.SPL
2008/2009Sat 04 AprDundee Utd.2 - 2HibernianSPL
2008/2009Wed 12 NovDundee Utd.2 - 0HibernianSPL
2008/2009Sat 13 SepHibernian2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2007/2008Sun 20 AprDundee Utd.1 - 1HibernianSPL
2007/2008Sat 09 FebDundee Utd.1 - 1HibernianSPL
2007/2008Sat 24 NovHibernian2 - 2Dundee Utd.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Hibees in those games, with 5 conceded.

The The Terrors have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Terrors's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Hibernian's total of 12 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Dundee Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 11 from their 6 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dundee Utd.641110513

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Terrors's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Hibernian, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Dundee Utd. Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.