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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Hearts||0 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2003/2004||Wed 11 Feb||Hearts||1 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 09 Nov||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Hearts||2 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2002/2003||Tue 28 Jan||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Tue 12 Nov||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SLC|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Hearts||0 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
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.
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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
|Aberdeen||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Hearts||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|