FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview

Last updated : 11 May 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Hibernian fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 01 AprHibernian0 - 1HeartsSPL
2006/2007Tue 26 DecHearts3 - 2HibernianSPL
2006/2007Wed 08 NovHibernian1 - 0HeartsSLGC
2006/2007Sun 15 OctHibernian2 - 2HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sat 22 AprHibernian2 - 1HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sun 02 AprHibernian0 - 4HeartsSFAC
2005/2006Sat 28 JanHearts4 - 1HibernianSPL

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.