FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock 31 Oct 2010

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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock fixture

Hearts prepare to entertain Kilmarnock at Tynecastle Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 58 and lost only 21 of the 105 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2010, the Jambo's carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 10 AprHearts1-0KilmarnockSPL
2009/2010Sat 28 NovKilmarnock1 - 2HeartsSPL
2009/2010Tue 15 SepHearts1 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2008/2009Sat 04 AprHearts3 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2008/2009Sat 17 JanKilmarnock0 - 2HeartsSPL
2008/2009Sat 04 OctHearts1 - 2KilmarnockSPL
2007/2008Sat 10 MayHearts0 - 2KilmarnockSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Jambo's in those games, with 6 conceded.

Kilmarnock have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Killie's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Hearts's total of 14 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Kilmarnock are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 9 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hearts are not exactly setting the world alight at Tynecastle Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Kilmarnock in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Kilmarnock Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.