FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Inverness Caledonian Thistle 18 Aug 2012

Footymad preview History of the Heart of Midlothian v Inverness Caledonian Thistle fixture

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tynecastle on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, winning 58.33% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was less than a year ago, in November 2011, the Jambo's carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Inverness CT 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Hearts 2-1 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Inverness CT 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Inverness CT 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 18 Dec Hearts 1 - 1 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Inverness CT 1 - 3 Hearts Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Hearts 3 - 2 Inverness CT Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Jambo's in those games, with 4 conceded.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Caley Thistle's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Heart of Midlothian's total of 4 points from their 2 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 2 from their 2 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 3 1 2 10 8 10
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 6 2 3 1 9 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian 7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Inverness Caledonian Thistle Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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