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 131 games played, The Hibees have recorded 29 wins, and Hearts have come away with 65 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Hibernian inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Jambo's 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:|
|2007/2008||Sun 04 Nov||Hibernian||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2007/2008||Mon 06 Aug||Hearts||0 - 1||Hibernian||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 12 May||Hearts||2 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Heart of Midlothian need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Jambo's have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Hibernian's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Hibees have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hearts are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 22 matches. Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 28 points from their 21 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the The Hibees out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Hearts. Away win
|Hearts||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
|Hibernian||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.