FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Inverness Caledonian Thistle 23 Feb 2013

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, having won 7 and lost only 3 of the 13 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 26 Jan Inverness CT 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish League Cup
2012/2013 Sat 10 Nov Inverness CT 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug Hearts 2-2 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
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

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. While Jambo's have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Inverness Caledonian Thistle is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Caley Thistle have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Heart of Midlothian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 26 matches.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle's total of 38 points from their 26 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 1 2 3 6 13 5
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 6 0 2 4 4 12 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Jambo's's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Inverness Caledonian Thistle Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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