FootyMAD's Kilmarnock match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th December 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dundee United and Kilmarnock at 15:00 on Saturday, 26th December 2009 in the Scottish Premier.
Dundee Utd. prepare to entertain Kilmarnock at Tannadice Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 60 games played, The Terrors have recorded 22 wins, and Kilmarnock have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was less than a year ago, in April 2009, 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:|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Kilmarnock||0 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Dundee Utd.||0-0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Kilmarnock||2 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Dundee Utd.||0 - 2||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Jan||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 10 Nov||Dundee Utd.||2 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2007/2008||Mon 13 Aug||Kilmarnock||2 - 1||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Dundee United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The The Terrors's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
The away form of Kilmarnock is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Killie have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
Dundee Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 27 points from their 15 games so far. Kilmarnock are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 16 matches.
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 ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that The Terrors's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Kilmarnock. Home Win
|Dundee Utd.||4 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Kilmarnock||5 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.