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Last updated : 23 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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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 123 games played, Jambo's have recorded 39 wins, and Aberdeen have come away with 59 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2005/2006Wed 03 MayHearts1 - 0AberdeenSPL
2005/2006Sat 11 FebHearts1 - 2AberdeenSPL
2005/2006Sat 04 FebHearts3 - 0AberdeenSFAC
2005/2006Sun 20 NovAberdeen1 - 1HeartsSPL
2005/2006Sat 20 AugHearts2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2004/2005Sun 22 MayAberdeen2 - 0HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 29 JanHearts1 - 0AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Dons in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Jambo's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Jambo's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Aberdeen find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 12 points they have accumulated from 7 games. Hearts sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 13 points from their 7 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Jambo's could well see them head back from Pittodrie Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hearts 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.