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Dundee United will be the visitors at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday for the Premiership meeting with hosts Hibernian.
All Hibernian v Dundee United match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Hibernian won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 2-1 Premiership defeat last time out to Rangers.
In that game, Hibernian managed 27% possession and 4 attempts at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for Hibernian was Kevin Nisbet (8'). At the other end, Rangers had 20 shots on goal with 3 on target. Kemar Roofe (60') and Alfredo Morelos (78') scored for Rangers.
In their past 6 games, Jack Ross's Hibernian have scored a total of 9 times, with that being an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.
Their prior results show that Hibernian:
- have not lost a league tie with Dundee United in their last 5 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 league matches at home.
Dundee United head into the clash following on from a 1-0 Premiership win vs Ross County in their previous match.
In that match, Dundee United managed 50% possession and 14 shots on goal with 4 on target. The scorer for Dundee United was Ilmari Niskanen (31'). On the other side, Ross County got 13 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target.
The forward players for Dundee United have made hard work of scoring goals over their last six games, recording the disappointing return of only 4. In those matches, The Tangerines have also seen the overall goal tally of their opponents equal 6. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Pre-game facts show that Dundee United:
- haven't won against Hibernian in games played away from home for the previous 3 league games.
- are undefeated in their last 3 away league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results stretching back to 28/01/2020 tells us that these fixtures have been miserable for Dundee United. They have not managed to get any victories at all while Hibernian have simply been better than them, running out winners in 83 per cent of those ties.
In all, 17 goals were scored between them in these games, with 13 from The Hibees and 4 coming from The Tangerines. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
Team News: Hibernian
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just a single fitness concern for the Hibernian gaffer Jack Ross to contend with from an otherwise fully-primed group of players. Christian Doidge (Achilles tendon problems) is out of contention.
Team News: Dundee United
Due to a fully healthy group available to choose from, the Dundee United boss Thomas Courts has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
In this match, Hibernian are likely to be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.
At the same time, Dundee United may well find it hard to score but we do think it’s quite likely that they will be scoring.
Therefore, we are anticipating a decent 3-1 margin for Hibernian at the end of this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Easter Road Stadium (20,421)
Captain: Paul Hanlon
Chairman: Ron Gordon
Manager: Jack Ross
Competitions: Premiership position 3, League Cup (Semi-Finals), Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round)
🔑 Star Man: Christian Doidge
Regularly used in the Striker position, Christian Doidge was born in Newport, Wales. Having made a first senior appearance for Dagenham & Redbridge in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 2 league goals in this Premiership 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 2 appearances.