FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock 16 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock fixture

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain Kilmarnock at Tynecastle on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 66 and lost only 25 of the 121 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Wed 26 Dec Kilmarnock 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Hearts 1-3 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Kilmarnock 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Hearts 0 - 1 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 21 Aug Kilmarnock 0 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Kilmarnock 2 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Hearts 0 - 2 Kilmarnock 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, 6 to 5.

Kilmarnock have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Killie's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Heart of Midlothian are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 25 matches.

Kilmarnock lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 33 from their 26 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 1 3 2 6 10 6
Kilmarnock 6 2 2 2 8 8 8

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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 Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Kilmarnock Not won in previous 5 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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