FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

History of the Aberdeen v Heart Of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Jambo's have won 37 of the 120 games compared to the host's 59 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2003, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Dons in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 09 AugHearts2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2002/2003Tue 28 JanAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSPL
2002/2003Tue 12 NovAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSLC
2002/2003Sat 09 NovHearts0 - 0AberdeenSPL
2002/2003Sun 18 AugAberdeen1 - 1HeartsSPL
2001/2002Sat 13 AprAberdeen2 - 3HeartsSPL
2001/2002Sat 12 JanHearts3 - 1AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Hearts have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Jambo's's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 11 matches. Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 20 points from 11 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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 Aberdeen. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen 12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Hearts Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.