FM Preview: St. Mirren v Heart of Midlothian 05 Nov 2011

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Last updated : 04 November 2011

Footymad preview History of the St. Mirren v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Heart of Midlothian face a trip to St. Mirren at St Mirren Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 111 games played, Jambo's have recorded 33 wins, and St. Mirren have come away with 47 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Hearts 2 - 0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Hearts 3 - 2 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 29 Dec St. Mirren 0 - 2 Hearts Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Hearts 3 - 0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr St. Mirren 1 - 1 Hearts Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Tue 02 Feb Hearts 0 - 1 St. Mirren Scottish League Cup
2009/2010 Sat 16 Jan Hearts 1 - 0 St. Mirren Scottish Premier

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

St. Mirren's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Heart of Midlothian's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

St. Mirren lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 16 points from their 13 games so far.

Heart of Midlothian lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 18 from their 13 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
St. Mirren 6 2 1 3 8 7 7
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 1 3 5 6 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Jambo's has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to St. Mirren. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
St. Mirren Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Heart of Midlothian An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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Heart of Midlothian Match Reports

Scottish Premiership Sun 5th November 15:00

Hearts 1 - 2 Kilmarnock

Last game - Match Centre


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