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History of the Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Hearts face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 129 games played, Jambo's have recorded 41 wins, and Aberdeen have come away with 61 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2009, when they played out a goalless draw 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:
2008/2009Tue 12 MayAberdeen0 - 0HeartsSPL
2008/2009Sat 14 FebHearts2 - 1AberdeenSPL
2008/2009Sat 27 DecAberdeen1 - 0HeartsSPL
2008/2009Sat 25 OctHearts1 - 1AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Sat 26 JanAberdeen0 - 1HeartsSPL
2007/2008Sun 11 NovHearts4 - 1AberdeenSPL
2007/2008Sun 12 AugAberdeen1 - 1HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While The Dons have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Hearts is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Jambo's have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aberdeen's 10 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Hearts see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 7 points from their 7 games played so far,

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 The Dons, as the Jambo's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Hearts Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.