FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Hibernian 03 Jan 2013

Last updated : 02 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Heart of Midlothian v Hibernian fixture

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain Hibernian at Tynecastle on Thursday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 145 games played, Jambo's have recorded 70 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 32 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Heart of Midlothian running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 02 Dec Hibernian 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sun 12 Aug Hibernian 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 19 May Hibernian 1 - 5 Hearts Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sun 18 Mar Hearts 2-0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Mon 02 Jan Hibernian 1 - 3 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug Hearts 2 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 03 Apr Hibernian 2 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Hibees's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Heart of Midlothian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 25 points from their 20 games played so far,

Hibernian's total of 31 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 1 3 6 9 7
Hibernian 6 2 1 3 5 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Heart of Midlothian are starting to turn Tynecastle into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian 5 games since last home draw.
Hibernian Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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