FM Preview: Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian 12 Aug 2012

Footymad preview History of the Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Heart of Midlothian face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road at lunchtime on Sunday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 59 of the 146 previous games, with the hosts winning just 44.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road was less than a year ago, in January 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 May Hibernian 1 - 5 Hearts Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sun 18 Mar Hearts 2 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Mon 02 Jan Hibernian 1-3 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug Hearts 2 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 03 Apr Hibernian 2 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Hearts 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 07 Nov Hibernian 0 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Hibernian's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Hibees have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Heart of Midlothian's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Jambo's's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Hibernian find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 1 games have yielded only 0 points.

Heart of Midlothian's total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hibernian 6 2 0 4 7 12 6
Heart of Midlothian 6 3 1 2 11 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Heart of Midlothian are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hibernian 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Heart of Midlothian Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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