FM Preview: Kilmarnock v Heart of Midlothian 11 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Kilmarnock v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Heart of Midlothian face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 105 games played, Jambo's have recorded 30 wins, and Kilmarnock have come away with 46 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Hearts 0 - 1 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 21 Aug Kilmarnock 0-0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Kilmarnock 2 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Hearts 0 - 2 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 18 Jan Kilmarnock 1 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 31 Oct Hearts 0 - 3 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Hearts 1 - 0 Kilmarnock Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Kilmarnock have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

In complete contrast to Kilmarnock, Heart of Midlothian are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 leaked at the wrong end.

Kilmarnock see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far,

Heart of Midlothian's total of 35 points from their 25 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
Kilmarnock 6 2 2 2 4 6 8
Heart of Midlothian 6 3 1 2 10 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Heart of Midlothian on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Kilmarnock. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Kilmarnock 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Heart of Midlothian No win in the 3 most recent games.

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