Hibernian prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Easter Road Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 52 of the 129 previous games, with the The Hibees winning just 40.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2006, the The Hibees carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Hibernian||2-1||Hearts||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sun 02 Apr||Hibernian||0 - 4||Hearts||SFAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 28 Jan||Hearts||4 - 1||Hibernian||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Hibernian||2 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sun 07 Aug||Hearts||4 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Hibernian||2 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2004/2005||Wed 13 Apr||Hearts||1 - 2||Hibernian||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Hibernian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, The Hibees have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.
The Jambo's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Jambo's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far, Hearts sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 19 points from their 9 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Hibernian are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Hearts will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Hibernian||6 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Hearts||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.