Hearts face a trip to Dundee at Dens Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 113 games played, Jambo's have recorded 34 wins, and Dundee have come away with 52 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Dees 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 30 Oct||Hearts||3 - 0||Dundee||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 Aug||Dundee||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Hearts||3 - 1||Dundee||SPL|
|2003/2004||Tue 06 Jan||Dundee||1 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Wed 03 Dec||Dundee||1 - 0||Hearts||SLC|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Hearts||2 - 2||Dundee||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sun 25 May||Hearts||1 - 0||Dundee||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Dundee have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Dundee are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 22 matches. Hearts's 31 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Hearts only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Dens Park will be a good result. Score draw
|Dundee||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Hearts||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.