FM Preview: Motherwell v Heart of Midlothian 18 Feb 2012

Last updated : 17 February 2012

Footymad preview History of the Motherwell v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Heart of Midlothian face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 58 of the 131 previous games, with the hosts winning just 50.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the 'Well carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Dec Hearts 2 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 07 Aug Motherwell 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Hearts 3 - 3 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Hearts 0 - 0 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 14 Dec Motherwell 1 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Hearts 0 - 2 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Hearts 0 - 2 Motherwell Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, 'Well have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.

Heart of Midlothian have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Jambo's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Motherwell's total of 42 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Heart of Midlothian's total of 36 points from their 26 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
Motherwell 6 3 2 1 13 5 11
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 2 2 9 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Heart of Midlothian have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Motherwell may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Motherwell Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Heart of Midlothian No sequences of note

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