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. Of the 120 games played, Jambo's have recorded 38 wins, and Aberdeen have come away with 58 victories.

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

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 14 AugHearts0 - 0AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Wed 11 FebHearts1 - 0AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Sun 09 NovAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 09 AugHearts2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2002/2003Tue 28 JanAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSPL
2002/2003Tue 12 NovAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSLC
2002/2003Sat 09 NovHearts0 - 0AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Dons in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Hearts is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Jambo's have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Aberdeen are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 22 points from 12 games. Hearts find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 19 points they have accumulated from 12 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Dons, as the Jambo's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Hearts Not won in previous 6 away matches.