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 133 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 November 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Hearts||1 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Hibernian's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While The Hibees have scored 8, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Hearts is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Jambo's have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 13 points they have accumulated from 8 games. Hearts's 12 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the The Hibees to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Hibernian||7 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Hearts||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.