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Dundee United are the guests at Global Energy Stadium on Saturday for the Premiership fixture with home team Ross County.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Ross County v Dundee United can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Ross County are hoping to win again after their last result, a 1-0 Premiership triumph versus Hibernian.
In that match, Ross County managed 41% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Ross County was Blair Spittal (72'). Hibernian had 6 shots on goal with 4 on target.
Matches involving Ross County have often been absorbing affairs recently with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past 6 clashes, the sum total of 23 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 12 of these coming from Ross County. Let’s see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Dundee United will go into the game following on from a 1-0 Premiership win vs Aberdeen in their last game.
In that match, Dundee United had 38% possession and 8 shots at goal with 2 on target. The scorer for Dundee United was Ian Harkes (80'). For their opponents, Aberdeen got 12 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
Thomas Courts's Dundee United have fired home a total of 9 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those matches equals 8.
Analysis of their past results shows that Dundee United:
- remain undefeated by Ross County when they have played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. A very good record, indeed.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 05/04/2019 shows us that Ross County have won 1 of them and Dundee United 4, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
13 goals were scored between them in this period, with 5 from The Staggies and 8 for The Tangerines. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
Team News: Ross County
The Ross County boss Malky Mackay will be happy not to have any fitness worries to speak of before this clash with a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Dundee United
With a fully healthy group to choose from, the Dundee United manager Thomas Courts has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game.
We feel that Dundee United and Ross County could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. That’s why our selection here is for a hard-fought 1-1 scoreline when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Global Energy Stadium (6,541)
Captain: Keith Watson
Chairman: Roy MacGregor
Manager: Malky Mackay
Competitions: Premiership position 12
⭐ Star Man: Blair Spittal
Typically taking to the field in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Blair Spittal was born in Erskine, Scotland. Having played his first senior match for Queen's Park in the 2012 - 2013 season, the skilful Midfielder has got 3 league goals in the Premiership 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 12 appearances.