FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v St. Johnstone 14 Aug 2010

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History of the Heart of Midlothian v St. Johnstone fixture

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:
2009/2010Sat 30 JanSt. Johnstone1 - 0HeartsSPL
2009/2010Sat 21 NovHearts1-2St. JohnstoneSPL
2009/2010Sun 30 AugSt. Johnstone2 - 2HeartsSPL
2001/2002Sat 23 MarHearts1 - 3St. JohnstoneSPL
2001/2002Wed 02 JanSt. Johnstone0 - 2HeartsSPL
2001/2002Sat 13 OctHearts3 - 0St. JohnstoneSPL
2000/2001Sat 30 DecSt. Johnstone2 - 2HeartsSPL

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:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Hearts only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
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.