FM Preview: St. Mirren v Hibernian 22 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the St. Mirren v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to St. Mirren at St Mirren Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 113 games played, Hibees have recorded 35 wins, and St. Mirren have come away with 49 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, with Hibernian inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Buddies in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Hibernian 1 - 2 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 24 Apr Hibernian 1 - 1 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 20 Feb St. Mirren 0 - 1 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 02 Feb Hibernian 2 - 0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 29 Aug St. Mirren 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Hibernian 2 - 1 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov St. Mirren 1 - 1 Hibernian Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

St. Mirren are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 4 to 3.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Hibees have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

St. Mirren lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 13 points from their 11 games so far.

Hibernian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 11 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
St. Mirren 6 2 2 2 7 5 8
Hibernian 6 1 3 2 10 11 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
St. Mirren Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hibernian Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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