Hearts face a trip to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 102 games played, Jambo's have recorded 29 wins, and Kilmarnock have come away with 46 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2009, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Killie in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sun 31 Oct||Hearts||0 - 3||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Hearts||1 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 28 Nov||Kilmarnock||1 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Tue 15 Sep||Hearts||1 - 0||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Hearts||3 - 1||Kilmarnock||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Kilmarnock||0 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Hearts||1 - 2||Kilmarnock||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Kilmarnock have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Killie in those games, with 7 conceded.
The Jambo's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Jambo's pummel 12 goals, and let in 5.
Kilmarnock's total of 31 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Hearts's total of 39 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Hearts are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Kilmarnock. Away win
|Kilmarnock||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Hearts||5 successive away victories.|
12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.