Hibernian face a trip to Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 129 games played, The Hibees have recorded 28 wins, and Hearts have come away with 64 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Jambo's edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sun 01 Apr||Hibernian||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Hearts||3 - 2||Hibernian||SPL|
|2006/2007||Wed 08 Nov||Hibernian||1 - 0||Hearts||SLGC|
|2006/2007||Sun 15 Oct||Hibernian||2 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Heart of Midlothian have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Hibees, and 7 goals against.
Hearts find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 58 points they have accumulated from 36 games. Hibernian's 46 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Jambo's. Home win
|Hearts||Not drawn a match in their last 7 .|
|Hibernian||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
No win in the 7 most recent games.