FM Preview: Aberdeen v Hibernian 29 Sep 2012

Last updated : 28 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Aberdeen v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hibees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie was less than a year ago, in May 2012, with Hibernian inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Dons in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 02 May Aberdeen 1-2 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Aberdeen 1 - 2 Hibernian Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Hibernian 0 - 0 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Aberdeen 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 11 Sep Hibernian 0 - 0 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 14 May Hibernian 1 - 3 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Aberdeen 0 - 1 Hibernian Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen may have lost only 1 of their last six home games, but the other 5 have resulted in drawn games. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Hibernian's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Hibees have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 8 points from their 7 games played so far,

Hibernian's total of 12 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 2 4 0 7 4 10
Hibernian 6 3 2 1 10 8 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Hibees has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Aberdeen. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aberdeen Drawn last 5 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Hibernian Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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