Celtic v Heart of Midlothian 26 Jan 2011

Celtic v Hearts

History of the Celtic v Hearts fixture

Celtic prepare to entertain Hearts at Parkhead on Wednesday evening, with the visitors on a high after beating Rangers at the weekend. Hearts will be looking to score a Glasgow double despite Celtic's impressive record against their visitors. The Bhoys are clearly on top, having won 91 and lost only 22 of the 152 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Parkhead was earlier this season, with Celtic running out comfortable 3-0 winners.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011 Wed 10 Nov Hearts 2 - 0 Celtic SPL
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Celtic 3-0 Hearts SPL
2009/2010 Sun 09 May Hearts 1 - 2 Celtic SPL
2009/2010 Wed 10 Feb Celtic 2 - 0 Hearts SPL
2009/2010 Sun 20 Dec Hearts 2 - 1 Celtic SPL
2009/2010 Wed 28 Oct Celtic 0 - 1 Hearts SLGC
2009/2010 Sun 20 Sep Celtic 2 - 1 Hearts SPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of eight goals have been scored by The Bhoys in those games, with four conceded.

Hearts's away form is equally impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. Those games have seen the Jambo's plunder 11 goals, and let in two.

Celtic are leading the way in the SPL, with their 22 games see them sitting on on top with 52 points. Hearts's total of 45 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in third place.

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Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 5 1 0 10 1 16
Hearts 6 4 1 1 7 3 13

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing game for The Bhoys, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won three successive home games.
Four games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 11 matches.
Hearts Six successive away victories.
13 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game six outings ago.