FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Motherwell 21 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Heart of Midlothian v Motherwell fixture

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain Motherwell at Tynecastle at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 75 and lost only 29 of the 138 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was less than a year ago, in May 2012, with Motherwell inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Jambo's in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 01 May Hearts 0-1 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 18 Feb Motherwell 3 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 24 Dec Hearts 2 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 07 Aug Motherwell 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Hearts 3 - 3 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Hearts 0 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 14 Dec Motherwell 1 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Motherwell have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the 'Well have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Heart of Midlothian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 9 points from their 9 games played so far,

Motherwell lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 13 from their 8 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 0 4 7 8 6
Motherwell 6 2 1 3 9 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Heart of Midlothian's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Motherwell. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Motherwell Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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