FM Preview: Motherwell v Heart of Midlothian 28 Nov 2010

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History of the Motherwell v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 57 of the 129 previous games, with the hosts winning just 49.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Motherwell running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 25 SepHearts0 - 2MotherwellSPL
2009/2010Sat 24 AprHearts0 - 2MotherwellSPL
2009/2010Sat 13 MarMotherwell3 - 1HeartsSPL
2009/2010Wed 30 DecHearts1 - 0MotherwellSPL
2009/2010Sat 31 OctMotherwell1 - 0HeartsSPL
2008/2009Wed 04 MarHearts2 - 1MotherwellSPL
2008/2009Wed 07 JanMotherwell1 - 0HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the The 'Well, with 4 goals against.

Hearts's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Jambo's, and 7 goals against.

Motherwell lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 23 points from their 14 games so far. Hearts's total of 26 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Jambo's's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Motherwell, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Motherwell 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hearts 3 successive away victories.
10 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.