Aberdeen will face off against visiting club Motherwell at Pittodrie Stadium in this Premiership clash on Sunday.
Our tips, poll and stats for Aberdeen v Motherwell can all be found here (including the best match odds).
Aberdeen, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-2 Europa League Qualifiers triumph over Viking FK.
Their more recent scorelines show that quality has been evident in the Aberdeen defence. The Dons have been mean at the back, seeing the tally of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their past 6 games standing at 1.
Coming into this clash, Aberdeen have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
In their last fixture, Motherwell drew 2-2 in the Europa League Qualifiers tie with Coleraine.
Stephen Robinson's Motherwell have turned their attacks into goals a total of 8 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches equals 7.
Going into this contest, Motherwell haven’t won away from home in the past 7 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels stretching back to 14/04/2018, there has been little between the sides with Aberdeen winning 3 of those games, Motherwell 3 and 0 being drawn in normal time.
A sum of 15 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 7 of them for The Dons and 8 coming from The Steelmen. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Premiership match day 22 on 22/01/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Aberdeen 0-1 Motherwell.
The match was refereed by Willie Collum.
Team News: Aberdeen
Sam Cosgrove (Knee Injury) and Ryan Edmondson (Ankle Injury) won’t be playing for Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes.
Team News: Motherwell
Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Jake Carroll (Achilles tendon rupture), Charles Dunne (Groin Surgery), Liam Donnelly (Knee Surgery) and Scott Fox (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out on this game.
We’re inclined to think that Motherwell are likely to get a goal against this Aberdeen outfit, although that probably won’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re going for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning score for Aberdeen at the end of the 90 minutes. We’ll have to see what happens.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Pittodrie Stadium (20,866)
Captain: Joe Lewis
Chairman: Dave Cormack
Manager: Derek McInnes
Competitions: Premiership position 4, Europa League Qual. (Second Round)
⭐ Key Player: Lewis Ferguson
Mostly taking up the Centre Midfield position, Lewis Ferguson was born in Scotland. After making a first senior appearance for Hamilton Academical in the 2017 - 2018 season, the gifted Midfielder has bagged 2 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 5 appearances.