FM Preview: Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Heart of Midlothian 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Heart of Midlothian face a trip to Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tulloch Caledonian Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 4 of the 10 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Hearts 2 - 1 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Inverness CT 1-1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Inverness CT 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 18 Dec Hearts 1 - 1 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Inverness CT 1 - 3 Hearts Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Hearts 3 - 2 Inverness CT Scottish Premier
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Inverness CT 0 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Inverness Caledonian Thistle's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Caley Thistle have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Heart of Midlothian's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Jambo's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 3 against.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 22 matches.

Heart of Midlothian's total of 35 points from their 23 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
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 6 3 2 1 9 6 11
Heart of Midlothian 6 5 1 0 15 3 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Jambo's of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Tulloch Caledonian Stadium with Heart of Midlothian coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Inverness Caledonian Thistle Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Heart of Midlothian Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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