FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock 31 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 30th October 2010
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Heart of Midlothian take on Kilmarnock in a Scottish Premier match on Sunday, 31st October 2010 at 12:45.
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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Hearts||1-0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 28 Nov||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Tue 15 Sep||Hearts||1 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Hearts||3 - 1||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Kilmarnock||0 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Hearts||1 - 2||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 10 May||Hearts||0 - 2||Kilmarnock||SPL|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.