FootyMAD's Dunfermline Athletic match preview

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History of the Heart Of Midlothian v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Hearts prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 35 of the 52 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2004, with Hearts running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 05 MarDunfermline A.1 - 1HeartsSPL
2004/2005Sat 04 DecHearts3-0Dunfermline A.SPL
2004/2005Wed 10 NovDunfermline A.1 - 3HeartsSLGC
2004/2005Sun 19 SepDunfermline A.1 - 0HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 08 MayHearts2 - 1Dunfermline A.SPL
2003/2004Sat 28 FebDunfermline A.0 - 0HeartsSPL
2003/2004Sat 06 DecDunfermline A.2 - 1HeartsSPL

Recent respective form guides

Heart Of Midlothian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The Jambo's have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

Dunfermline A. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Pars have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hearts are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 10 games giving them a return of 26 points. Dunfermline A. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 10 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dunfermline A.62049156

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hearts may be coming up against a decent side in Dunfermline A., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Jambo's. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Won 4 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dunfermline A. 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.