FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v St. Mirren 14 Jan 2012

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

Heart of Midlothian prepare to entertain St. Mirren at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 65 and lost only 22 of the 115 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was earlier this season, 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 Sat 05 Nov St. Mirren 0 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Hearts 2-0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Hearts 3 - 2 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 29 Dec St. Mirren 0 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Hearts 3 - 0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr St. Mirren 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Tue 02 Feb Hearts 0 - 1 St. Mirren Scottish League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Heart of Midlothian are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Jambo's in those games, with 4 conceded.

St. Mirren have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Buddies have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Heart of Midlothian's total of 32 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

St. Mirren see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 26 points from their 22 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Heart of Midlothian 6 4 1 1 10 2 13
St. Mirren 6 1 4 1 8 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against St. Mirren is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Jambo's in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Heart of Midlothian Won 3 successive home games.
16 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
St. Mirren Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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