FM Preview: Motherwell v Heart of Midlothian 18 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th February 2012
The game between Motherwell and Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Premier on 18th February 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
|Heart of Midlothian||6||2||2||2||9||10||8|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|Motherwell||Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Heart of Midlothian||No sequences of note|
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here