FootyMAD's Dundee United match preview

Last updated : 12 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dundee United v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Dundee United at Tannadice Park at lunchtime on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 38 of the 81 previous games, with the hosts winning just 19.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2008, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 04 NovRangers3 - 3Dundee Utd.SPL
2007/2008Sat 10 MayRangers3 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2007/2008Sun 06 AprDundee Utd.3 - 3RangersSPL
2007/2008Sun 16 MarDundee Utd.2 - 2RangersSLGC
2007/2008Sat 05 JanRangers2 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2007/2008Sun 28 OctDundee Utd.2 - 1RangersSPL
2006/2007Sat 13 JanRangers5 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Dundee United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The The Terrors have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

The The Gers 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. Those games have seen the The Gers pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.

Dundee Utd. find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 29 points they have accumulated from 17 games. Rangers sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 39 points from their 17 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dundee Utd.641110513

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form The Gers, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Utd. Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Rangers Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.