FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v St. Johnstone 04 Aug 2012

Footymad preview History of the Heart of Midlothian v St. Johnstone fixture

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain St. Johnstone at Tynecastle on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 36 and lost only 14 of the 71 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle was less than a year ago, in May 2012, with Heart of Midlothian running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 06 May Hearts 2-0 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar St. Johnstone 2 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Tue 14 Feb St. Johnstone 1 - 2 Hearts Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sun 05 Feb Hearts 1 - 1 St. Johnstone Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Hearts 1 - 2 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 25 Sep St. Johnstone 2 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 29 Jan Hearts 1 - 0 St. Johnstone Scottish Premier

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Jambo's in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of St. Johnstone is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Saints have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 1 3 9 12 7
St. Johnstone 6 0 1 5 2 15 1

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Jambo's's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past St. Johnstone. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
St. Johnstone Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here