FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Ross County 23 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Heart of Midlothian v Ross County fixture

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain Ross County at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The fixture has produced 2 draws, with 3 wins being posted by Jambo's.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2013, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Scottish Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2013/2014 Sat 21 Sep Ross County 2 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premiership
2012/2013 Sat 06 Apr Hearts 4-2 Ross County Scottish Premiership
2012/2013 Sat 02 Feb Ross County 2 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premiership
2012/2013 Sat 27 Oct Hearts 2 - 2 Ross County Scottish Premiership
2002/2003 Wed 23 Oct Hearts 3 - 0 Ross County Scottish League Cup
2001/2002 Sat 05 Jan Hearts 2 - 1 Ross County Scottish F.A. Cup
2001/2002 Tue 25 Sep Ross County 0 - 0 Hearts Scottish League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Jambo's have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Ross County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the County have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Heart of Midlothian find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only -4 points.

Ross County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Scottish Premiership with a return of just 10 points from their 12 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 0 4 5 9 6
Ross County 6 2 2 2 7 14 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Heart of Midlothian are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Ross County Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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