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The Premiership clash at Tannadice Park on Sunday sees home team Dundee United do battle with opponents Dundee.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Dundee United v Dundee can be found here - as well as the best betting odds.
Dundee United head into this match following a 0-0 Premiership stalemate versus St Mirren.
In that game, Dundee United had 44% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For their opponents, St Mirren got 15 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
Dundee United have really been misfiring of late. Their goals record equals just 3 against opposing sides during their previous 6 outings. In those games, Dundee United have also seen the tally of goals scored against them come to 5.
In their last fixture, Dundee drew 0-0 in the Premiership match with Livingston.
In that game, Dundee managed 51% possession and 21 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. Livingston had 12 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
During their 6 previous matches, James McPake's Dundee have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 5 times - earning them the goals per game average of 0.83.
Analysis of their past results shows that Dundee:
- haven't beaten Dundee United when having played them away from home in the previous 9 matches in the league. It has been a terrible run on the road.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 02/05/2016, there has been little to separate the clubs with Dundee United winning 2 of those games, Dundee 2 and 2 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
In all, 20 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 12 for The Tangerines and 8 belonging to The Dark Blues. That is an average goals per game value of 3.33.
The last league encounter between these sides was Championship match day 19 on 27/12/2019 and the score finished Dundee United 1-1 Dundee.
The referee was Alan Muir.
Team News: Dundee United
Logan Chalmers (Knee Injury) and Mark Connolly (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will be missing for Dundee United manager Thomas Courts.
Team News: Dundee
Dundee manager James McPake has multiple availability issues to deal with. Logan Chalmers (Knee Injury) and Mark Connolly (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) can’t be considered.
Our assessment is that Dundee and Dundee United may well both score, with little between these two teams.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. We’re therefore tipping a tight encounter, finishing with a score draw at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tannadice Park (14,223)
Captain: Mark Reynolds
Chairman: Mark Ogren
Manager: Thomas Courts
Competitions: Premiership position 7, League Cup (Quarter-Finals)