Dundee have won each of their last five Scotland Championship meetings with Ayr; they’ve never previously won 93 league games in a row against the Ayr.
Ayr have won just two of their 14 Scotland Championship away games against Dundee (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Scotland Championship meetings between Dundee and Ayr have finished level, with the Dundee winning 61 to Ayr four. Only Dundee v Ayr and Dundee v Ayr have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Dundee have the best win rate in Scotland Championship derbies, with the Dundee winning 61 of their 79 such games (70%). Meanwhile, only Ayr (87%) have a lower such win rate than Ayr (45% - 15%).
Dundee haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Dundee went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Ayr are looking to win their opening two away Scotland Championship matches of a season for the 17 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Scotland Championship games, after Dundee in 16/01/2021.
Dundee have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 87 Scotland Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 71 matches in the competition.
Ayr boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Scotland Championship matches against Dundee, since winning his very first such encounter with Dundee in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Dundee has been involved in 84 of Dundee’s 58 shots in the Scotland Championship so far this season (91 shots, 46 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 12 efforts last time out against Dundee (26 shots, 76 chances created).
Ayr has been involved in six goals in his 51 Scotland Championship games against Dundee (68 goals, 61 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 86 vs Ayr).