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Aberdeen are the guests at Kilmac Stadium on Saturday for the Premiership game with hosts Dundee.
View all of the Dundee v Aberdeen predictions, poll and stats below - as well as the best betting odds.
Dundee will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 3-1 Premiership defeat last time out to St Johnstone.
In that match, Dundee had 55% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Dundee was Ryan Sweeney (74'). On the other side, St Johnstone had 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Chris Kane (31', 39') and Stevie May (46') scored for St Johnstone.
Dundee haven’t made the most of their chances in recent times. Their goals record equals just 1 versus opposition teams during the course of their last six fixtures. In those games, Dundee have also seen the tally of goals against them total 8.
Taking a look at their past results, Dundee:
- are winless against Aberdeen in their previous 21 league matches. What a terrible run without a win that has been.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 league matches. Their fans aren't happy.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Celtic in Premiership competition, Aberdeen and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Aberdeen managed 38% possession and 11 shots at goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Aberdeen was Lewis Ferguson (56'). Celtic got 7 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Kyogo Furuhashi (11') and Jota (84') scored for Celtic.
Looking at their form, and Aberdeen have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 12 goals overall. Defensively, Aberdeen certainly have room for improvement. We shall soon find out if that trend can be continued on in this game.
Their prior results show that Aberdeen:
- have not lost to Dundee in games played away from home for the previous 11 league games. A highly impressive record on the road against them.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results going back to 08/12/2017 shows that these encounters have not been good ones for Dundee. They’ve not been able to register any victories whatsoever whereas Aberdeen have remained in the ascendancy, beating them in 100 per cent of those matches.
14 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 2 of them for The Dark Blues and 12 for The Dons. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
Team News: Dundee
The Dundee boss James McPake will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this match owing to a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Aberdeen
Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass has some current player fitness concerns. Matty Kennedy (Back Injury) and Michael Devlin (Ankle Surgery) will not be playing here.
We feel that Aberdeen and Dundee may well both score, with little between these two teams.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We’re therefore predicting a very close game with a 1-1 scoreline when all is said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kilmac Stadium (11,775)
Captain: Charlie Adam
Chairman: Tim Keyes
Manager: James McPake
Competitions: Premiership position 12
⭐ Key Man: Jason Cummings
Typically taking up the Striker position, Jason Cummings was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Having made a first senior appearance for Hibernian in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in the Premiership 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 8 appearances.