FootyMAD's Heart Of Midlothian match preview

History of the Heart Of Midlothian v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Heart Of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 124 games played, Hibees have recorded 27 wins, and Hearts have come away with 60 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2003, with Hearts running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 15 FebHibernian1 - 1HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sun 23 NovHearts2 - 0HibernianSPL
2003/2004Sun 17 AugHibernian1 - 0HeartsSPL
2002/2003Thu 02 JanHearts4 - 4HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sun 03 NovHibernian1 - 2HeartsSPL
2002/2003Sun 11 AugHearts5 - 1HibernianSPL
2001/2002Sat 16 MarHibernian1 - 2HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart Of Midlothian are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Jambo's have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

Hibernian's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Hibees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Hearts's 12 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 15 points they have accumulated from 9 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hibernian are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Hearts. Away win

Sequence statistics:
HeartsUnbeaten in the last 15 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
HibernianUndefeated in last 4 away games.
9 games since last defeat.