FM Preview: Motherwell v Hibernian 26 Oct 2012

Last updated : 25 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Motherwell v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 135 games played, Hibees have recorded 40 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 62 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fir Park was less than a year ago, in February 2012, as the 'Well edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 08 Apr Hibernian 1 - 1 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Wed 22 Feb Motherwell 4 - 3 Hibernian Scottish Premier
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

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While 'Well have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Hibernian's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Hibees have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Motherwell lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 13 points from their 9 games so far.

Hibernian's total of 15 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
Motherwell 6 2 1 3 9 10 7
Hibernian 6 2 2 2 12 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Hibernian on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Motherwell. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Motherwell Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Hibernian Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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