Hibernian look to Easter Road Stadium supporters for inspiration before Dundee United match

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Competition: Scotland Premiership
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Easter Road Stadium (20421 seats)

The hosts, Hibernian, should be front runners in this match, but Dundee United have shown both ability and fearlessness. Read more about the game!

Insights:
  • Hibernian have the most dropped points from leading position (7) in Premiership
  • Dundee United have the most clean sheets (5) in Premiership

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Hibernian form and stats

3 victories, 1 draw and 0 defeats. That’s what Hibernian have to build on here at Easter Road Stadium in the Premiership.

No payout for Hibernian in their previous match, an away game at Rangers that ended in defeat 1-2. Paul Hanlon was "man of the match" with a rating of 7.23 out of 10. The defender Hanlon won 10 of 13 duels.

Ahead of that match, Hibernian won a home game hosting St. Johnstone (1-0).

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Hibernian handle that role? We have found ten games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are six wins, three draws and one defeat.

The Hibernian manager J. Ross has got the team scoring with 8 from 4 home games in the league. Hibernian have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 2 goals.

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Dundee United form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team, who have the most clean sheets (5) in Premiership, on their Premiership travels is 1 win, 2 draws and 1 defeat. Two points from the last two away games for Dundee, which the math geniuses among you will translate to two draws.

Dundee won their last game, 1-0 versus Ross County played at home. Midfielder Jeando Fuchs was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 8.03. Fuchs hit one key pass and dribled past the opponent 2 of 2 times.

Before that, Dundee travelled to Celtic and returned home with a draw after the game finished 1-1.

Dundee are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is two wins, five draws and two defeats. From a total of nine matches.

There's been a serious shortage of goals from Dundee's away games in the league this season with only 2 goals from 4 matches. It's not easy to score on Dundee as they have only conceded 3 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's seven Hibernian victories, two draws and one Dundee United win. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, six matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

HibernianM. Boyle
M. Boyle
6 goals
HibernianK. Magennis
K. Magennis
2 goals
HibernianC. Doidge
C. Doidge
2 goals

Hibernian missing players

Dundee United missing players

Hibernian Dundee United
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
8 4 2 Played P 0 4 8
4 3 1 Won W 0 1 4
3 1 1 Drew D 0 2 2
1 0 0 Lost L 0 1 2
14 8 3 Scored S 0 2 5
8 2 2 Conceded C 0 3 5
88% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 75% 88%
75% 75% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 38%
62% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
38% 25% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
12% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 25% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 25% 12%
50% 75% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 50% 62%
12% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 38%
 
5.8 7.8 8.5 Corners for (avg) C F 0 3.2 4.4
6.1 5 5.5 Corners against (avg) C A 0 6.8 5.8
1.9 1.2 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2.5 2.8
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
13.5 15.5 14.5 Shots (avg) S ( 0 9 9.9
4.8 4.5 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 3.2 4.2
37% 44% 30% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 15% 15%
Key stats in Premiership this season:
  • Dundee United have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Dundee United have the fewest dropped points from leading position (0) in Premiership
  • Dundee United have the fewest matches over the total-line (0) in Premiership
  • Dundee United have the most clean sheets (5) in Premiership
  • Dundee United have the most matches under the total-line (7) in Premiership
  • Dundee United have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Hibernian have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Hibernian have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Hibernian have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Hibernian have scored more than double the goals of Dundee United.
  • Hibernian have the most dropped points from leading position (7) in Premiership
  • Hibernian have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Hibernian haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Rangers 8 6 1 1 14 6 4 3 1 0 7 2 4 3 0 1 7 4 8 19
2 Hearts 8 5 3 0 14 5 5 3 2 0 8 2 3 2 1 0 6 3 9 18
3 Hibernian 8 4 3 1 14 8 4 3 1 0 8 2 4 1 2 1 6 6 6 15
4 Motherwell 8 4 2 2 11 9 4 3 0 1 7 4 4 1 2 1 4 5 2 14
5 Dundee United 8 4 2 2 5 5 4 3 0 1 3 2 4 1 2 1 2 3 0 14
6 Celtic 8 4 1 3 19 6 4 3 1 0 16 1 4 1 0 3 3 5 13 13
7 St. Mirren 8 2 4 2 9 14 4 1 2 1 4 4 4 1 2 1 5 10 -5 10
8 St. Johnstone 8 2 3 3 6 6 4 1 1 2 5 5 4 1 2 1 1 1 0 9
9 Aberdeen 8 2 2 4 9 11 4 1 1 2 4 4 4 1 1 2 5 7 -2 8
10 Livingston 8 1 1 6 3 13 4 1 0 3 3 5 4 0 1 3 0 8 -10 4
11 Ross County 8 0 3 5 6 16 3 0 2 1 4 6 5 0 1 4 2 10 -10 3
12 Dundee 8 0 3 5 5 16 4 0 3 1 4 5 4 0 0 4 1 11 -11 3

Read more about Premiership

The Scottish Premiership is the top division of football in Scotland, the Scottish Professional Football League. Twelve teams play 38 fixtures to top the league table in a season running from August to May. The teams first meet each other three times. Then the league splits in two for five more games.