FM Preview: Hibernian v Motherwell 15 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Hibernian v Motherwell fixture

Hibernian prepare to entertain Motherwell at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Hibees are clearly on top, having won 71 and lost only 27 of the 131 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2010, the Hibees carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 20 Sep Motherwell 2 - 2 Hibernian Scottish League Cup
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Motherwell 2 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Hibernian 2-1 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 15 Aug Motherwell 2 - 3 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Wed 05 May Motherwell 6 - 6 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Motherwell 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Hibernian 2 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Hibernian are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Hibees in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of Motherwell however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the 'Well, and 8 goals against.

Hibernian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 10 matches.

Motherwell's total of 19 points from their 10 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
Hibernian 6 1 4 1 10 10 7
Motherwell 6 3 1 2 10 12 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Hibees at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the 'Well come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hibernian Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Motherwell 6 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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