FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Celtic 28 Nov 2012

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Last updated : 27 November 2012

Footymad preview History of the Heart of Midlothian v Celtic fixture

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain Celtic at Tynecastle on Wednesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 73 of the 162 previous games, with the Jambo's winning just 56.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was less than a year ago, in February 2012, where Celtic annihilated the Jambo's 0-4 in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 07 Oct Celtic 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 13 May Celtic 5 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 15 Apr Celtic 1 - 2 Hearts Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Wed 08 Feb Hearts 0-4 Celtic Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Celtic 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 02 Oct Hearts 2 - 0 Celtic Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 11 May Hearts 0 - 3 Celtic Scottish Premier

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian 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, 8 to 7.

The Bhoys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Bhoys, and 5 goals against.

Heart of Midlothian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 18 points from their 15 games played so far,

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 14 games giving them a return of 25 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 1 4 1 5 5 7
Celtic 6 2 2 2 8 7 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Heart of Midlothian are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Celtic An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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Heart of Midlothian Match Reports

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