Dundee United vs Peterhead Predictions

Dundee United vs Peterhead Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Previews in the Scottish League Cup. Can Dundee United improve their dreadful start of the season? Read on for our free predictions and tips.

Dundee United
Match Live Saturday, 22nd July at 3:00 pm In:
DAYS
Hr
Min
Sec
  • 100% Legal Streaming with William Hill

  • Register below

  • Verify

  • Open William Hill Live Stream Player

Significant terms – Service available to customers that have deposited and have a positive balance in the account | Country restrictions might apply | Check full T&C's of the service on William Hill website.. Geo location and live streaming rules apply. T&C's Apply

#Ad. 18+Only, begambleaware.org

Dundee United vs Peterhead Predictions

|

|

|

|

£10 Returns £160

Odds corrects at time of posting and subject to change

League Cup Showdown: A Turbulent Dundee United Face a Resilient Peterhead

Key Stats
– Dundee United have conceded a staggering 70 goals in 38 games last season, indicating their defensive struggles.
– Peterhead have only lost by two or more goals twice in their last seven away games, showing their resilience on the road.
– Dundee United’s S. Fletcher has scored almost half of the team’s total goals last season, making him a crucial player in the upcoming match.

In the Scottish League Cup, the heavy favourites, Dundee United square off against a determined Peterhead side. However, this fixture may not be as simple as it seems for Dundee United. After their demoralising relegation from the Premiership last season, they have started this competition with two losses, including a shocking defeat to Lowland League side Spartans.

On the other side, Peterhead managed to force Partick Thistle into extra time in their opening League Cup encounter, indicating they are not a side to underestimate. Despite their five-game winless streak to end the last season, they’ve proven that they can punch above their weight.

Dundee United’s Struggles

With Dundee United’s poor start to the season, Tangerines boss Jim Goodwin may be adopting a ‘win at all costs’ mentality. This is evident in their struggle for goals, managing to net just once in their two games this term. The team’s struggles are also reflected in their BettingTips4You expert rating. Despite being ranked 7/12 in the Premiership with an average score of 6.75, they’ve conceded a staggering 70 goals in 38 games last season.

BetVictor

18+ New customers only. Opt in, bet £10 at odds 2.00+ within 7 days, no cashout. Get 6x £5 Free Bets, set events at odds 2.00+. 7 day bonus expiry. Debit Card / Apple Pay payments only. #AD T&C’s Apply. 18+ | BeGambleAware | #Ad | #Ad. 18+Only, begambleaware.org

Their attacking performance is unimpressive, with a rate of only 1.1 goals per game. On a more promising note, their penalty success rate stands at 8/9, and they’ve hit the woodwork 15 times, suggesting that with a little more precision, they could have a higher goal tally. However, their poor ball possession statistics (46.5%) indicate a lack of control in matches, which may be why they’ve only kept seven clean sheets in the past season.

Among Dundee United’s squad, 36-year-old forward S. Fletcher stands out with 17 goals from 33 appearances, contributing to almost half of the team’s overall tally. His performance will be crucial for the Tangerines in this match.

Peterhead’s Resilience

While Peterhead may be the underdogs in this competition, they’ve shown resilience, as demonstrated by their draw against Partick Thistle. The team’s away performance has been admirable, only losing by two or more goals twice in their last seven away fixtures.

However, their lack of goals, particularly on the road, is a concern. They failed to score in seven of their final 10 away outings last season. Despite this, their ability to force Partick Thistle into extra time indicates a potential for upset.

Predictions

Based on these facts and figures, several predictions can be drawn for the upcoming match.

First, given Dundee United’s poor form and Peterhead’s resilient away performance, a Peterhead win with a +2 handicap could be a feasible prediction. This is not the simplest prediction, but it’s backed by data and does offer decent odds.

Secondly, predicting the correct score is trickier, but a 1-0 victory in favour of Dundee United seems plausible. Given the Tangerines’ struggles in front of goal and Peterhead’s history of tight away losses, a low-scoring victory seems the most likely outcome.

Finally, in terms of goal scorers, Dundee United’s S. Fletcher is a strong contender to score during the game. His impressive goal tally last season and the significance of his contribution to the team’s overall score makes him a likely candidate.

|

|

|

|

£10 Returns £160

Odds corrects at time of posting and subject to change

Top UK Bookies & Best Sign Up Offers 

Open Account Offer – Bet £10 & Get £30 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365.

Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Registration required. Time limits and  T&Cs apply. #Ad. 18+Only, begambleaware.org

18+ New customers only. Opt in, bet £10 at odds 2.00+ within 7 days, no cashout. Get 6x £5 Free Bets, set events at odds 2.00+. 7 day bonus expiry. Debit Card / Apple Pay payments only. #AD T&C’s Apply. 18+ | BeGambleAware | #Ad | #Ad. 18+Only, begambleaware.org

#AD 18+ begambleaware.org. New customers only. Min deposit £10. Money back as bonus if first sports bet loses. Wagering requirements: sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), casino 50x. Unless forfeited the sportsbook bonus must be wagered before using the casino bonus. Bonus expires 7 days after opt-in. Visit Unibet.co.uk for full T&C's.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter For Exclusive Tips

Want to have exclusive tips from experts tipsters delivered right into your inbox? Subscribe Now To Our Newsletter. We will never spam, we fully respect your privacy!

Previous articleCrystal Palace vs Watford Predictions
Next articleAlloa vs St Johnstone Predictions
Graham Hartshorn
With more than 10 years of business expertise, Graham Hartshorn is a recognized authority on sports betting. He is the betting coordinator for @BTips4You, where he provides content for football fans.  Graham  is a reliable source for sports betting advice and analysis because of his enthusiasm for the business and his successful track record over the years.