FootyMAD's Kilmarnock match preview

Last updated : 23 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Kilmarnock v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 87 games played, Hibees have recorded 30 wins, and Kilmarnock have come away with 39 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners 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:
2003/2004Sat 10 AprHibernian3 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2003/2004Sat 24 JanKilmarnock0 - 2HibernianSPL
2003/2004Sat 25 OctHibernian3 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2002/2003Sat 05 AprKilmarnock6 - 2HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sat 21 DecKilmarnock2 - 1HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sat 21 SepHibernian2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2001/2002Sat 13 AprKilmarnock1 - 0HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Kilmarnock 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, 10 to 8.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Hibees's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Kilmarnock are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 33 matches. Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 38 points from their 33 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Hibees has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Kilmarnock. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Kilmarnock Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Hibernian Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.