FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview

Last updated : 03 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian fixture

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 53 of the 132 previous games, with the The Hibees winning just 41.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2007, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Hibees in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Mon 06 AugHearts0 - 1HibernianSPL
2006/2007Sat 12 MayHearts2 - 0HibernianSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 11.

The Jambo's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Jambo's, and 10 goals against.

Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 21 points they have accumulated from 11 games. Hearts see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 14 points from their 11 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the The Hibees. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hearts 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.