FootyMAD's Kilmarnock match preview

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History of the Kilmarnock v Dundee United fixture

Dundee Utd. face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 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:
2009/2010Sat 26 DecDundee Utd.0 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2009/2010Sat 07 NovKilmarnock0 - 2Dundee Utd.SPL
2008/2009Sat 18 AprDundee Utd.0 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2008/2009Sat 15 NovKilmarnock2 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2008/2009Sat 30 AugDundee Utd.0 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2007/2008Sat 26 JanKilmarnock1 - 2Dundee Utd.SPL
2007/2008Sat 10 NovDundee Utd.2 - 0KilmarnockSPL

Recent respective form guides

Kilmarnock's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Killie have scored 4, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Dundee Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Kilmarnock are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 21 matches. Dundee Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 38 from their 22 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Kilmarnock6123155
Dundee Utd.641111513

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Terrors have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Rugby Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Kilmarnock 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dundee Utd. 3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.