Hearts face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Jambo's will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 89 and win only 22 of the 150 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Bhoys in a Scottish League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 20 Dec||Hearts||2 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Wed 28 Oct||Celtic||0 - 1||Hearts||SLGC|
|2009/2010||Sun 20 Sep||Celtic||2 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 24 May||Celtic||0 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Hearts||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Celtic||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 02 Nov||Hearts||0 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Celtic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Bhoys in those games, with 4 conceded.
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Jambo's have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Celtic's total of 44 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Hearts's 28 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Bhoys, as the Jambo's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Celtic||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Hearts||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.