FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

Last updated : 19 October 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Motherwell v Hibernian fixture

Hibernian face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 125 games played, The Hibees have recorded 41 wins, and Motherwell have come away with 54 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2006, where Hibernian annihilated the The Hibees 1 - 6 in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 26 SepHibernian2 - 4MotherwellSLGC
2006/2007Sat 27 JanHibernian2 - 0MotherwellSPL
2006/2007Sat 18 NovMotherwell1 - 6HibernianSPL
2006/2007Sat 19 AugHibernian3 - 1MotherwellSPL
2005/2006Sat 18 MarMotherwell2 - 2HibernianSPL
2005/2006Sat 17 DecHibernian2 - 1MotherwellSPL
2005/2006Sat 24 SepMotherwell1 - 3HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The 'Well's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Hibernian however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Hibees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.

Motherwell's 13 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Hibernian sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 21 points from their 9 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Hibees's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Motherwell, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Motherwell Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hibernian Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.