FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v St. Mirren 23 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 22nd October 2010
This week's preview focuses on the game against St. Mirren. This has a 3pm kickoff today, 23rd October 2010.
History of the Hearts v St. Mirren fixture
Hearts prepare to entertain St. Mirren at Tynecastle this afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Jambo's are clearly on top, having won 62 and lost only 22 of the 112 games.
The most recent meeting of the sides at Tynecastle was less than a year ago, in January 2010, the Jambo's carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a league game.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Apr||St. Mirren||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Tue 02 Feb||Hearts||0 - 1||St. Mirren||SLGC|
|2009/2010||Sat 16 Jan||Hearts||1-0||St. Mirren||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Oct||St. Mirren||2 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Hearts||1 - 1||St. Mirren||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||St. Mirren||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Hearts||2 - 1||St. Mirren||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Heart's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period. The away form of St. Mirren is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six games. While the Buddies have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Hearts are in fifth place, picking up 11 points from their 8 games so far. St. Mirren find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 8 games have yielded only 5 points.
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 ...
Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Jambo's to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Hearts||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home games.
Failed to win in previous 3 home games.
Not drawn a game in their last 6 .
|St. Mirren||Lost each of the previous 3 away games.
Not won in previous 14 away games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.