FM Preview: Motherwell v Hibernian 22 Feb 2012

Last updated : 21 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Motherwell v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 134 games played, Hibees have recorded 44 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 58 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in an Scottish League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Hibernian 0 - 1 Motherwell Scottish Premier
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

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Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, 'Well have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 4.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Hibees have hit 8 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Motherwell's total of 45 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Hibernian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 26 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Motherwell 6 4 2 0 16 4 14
Hibernian 6 2 1 3 6 14 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the 'Well, as the Hibees have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Motherwell Won 4 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Hibernian 7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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