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Dundee United play host to visiting team Greenock Morton at Tannadice Park in this Championship tie on Saturday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Dundee United v Greenock Morton, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
Dundee United will be looking for a repeat result of a 3-0 Challenge Cup success versus Dunfermline Athletic.
For Dundee United, the scorers were Louis Moult (18') and Declan Glass (37'). Aaron Comrie (34' Own goal) was the scorer for Dunfermline Athletic.
Their most recent results show that huge efforts have been put in by the Dundee United backline. Dundee United have been stingy, seeing the total number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their last six games standing at 1.
Their past results show that Dundee United:
- have not been beaten in the league by Greenock Morton in their previous 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Greenock Morton go into this meeting following on from a 2-1 Challenge Cup win over Elgin City in their previous outing.
The only name on the scoresheet from Greenock Morton was Robbie Muirhead (30'). Liam Harvey (16') scored for Elgin City.
The stats don’t lie, and Greenock Morton have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 14 goals overall. At the back, Greenock Morton have not been doing too well. That pattern won’t necessarily follow through into this match, though.
Heading into this contest, Greenock Morton have not won against Dundee United when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. Not good at all.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 08/12/2018 shows that Dundee United have won 3 of them and Greenock Morton 1, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
A total of 17 goals were produced between them in these games, with 12 of them for The Tangerines and 5 netted by The Ton. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The previous league contest between these sides was Championship match day 22 on 25/01/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Dundee United 1-1 Greenock Morton.
The referee was Andrew Dallas.
Team News: Dundee United
The Dundee United boss Jim Goodwin will be grateful to have no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash owing to a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Greenock Morton
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, the Greenock Morton boss Dougie Imrie has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game.
Dundee United are likely to see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.
However, Greenock Morton could well find it tough to score but we do think it’s quite likely that they will be scoring here.
We’re therefore anticipating a pretty comfortable 3-1 victory for Dundee United at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tannadice Park (14,223)
Captain: Ross Docherty
Chairman: Mark Ogren
Manager: Jim Goodwin
Competitions: Championship position 1, Challenge Cup (Third round)
🔑 Key Player: Louis Moult
Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Louis Moult was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England. After having played his first senior match for Stoke City in the 2009 - 2010 season, the dangerous Forward has scored 2 league goals in this Championship 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 4 appearances.