FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v St. Johnstone 14 Aug 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th August 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Heart of Midlothian and St. Johnstone at 15:00 on Saturday, 14th August 2010 in the Scottish Premier.
Hearts prepare to entertain St. Johnstone at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 54 games played, Jambo's have recorded 26 wins, and St. Johnstone have come away with 10 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2009, with St. Johnstone inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Jambo's 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 30 Jan||St. Johnstone||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Hearts||1-2||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 30 Aug||St. Johnstone||2 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Mar||Hearts||1 - 3||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2001/2002||Wed 02 Jan||St. Johnstone||0 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Oct||Hearts||3 - 0||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2000/2001||Sat 30 Dec||St. Johnstone||2 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Heart of Midlothian have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Jambo's have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
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 ...
With Hearts only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Hearts||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|St. Johnstone||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.