FootyMAD's Hamilton Academical match preview

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History of the Heart of Midlothian v Hamilton Academical fixture

Hearts prepare to entertain Hamilton Academical at Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Jambo's have tasted victory on 40 of the 50 occasions the teams have met.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was earlier this season, the Jambo's carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 06 DecHamilton Ac.2 - 1HeartsSPL
2009/2010Sat 26 SepHearts2-1Hamilton Ac.SPL
2008/2009Sat 31 JanHamilton Ac.2 - 0HeartsSPL
2008/2009Wed 12 NovHearts1 - 0Hamilton Ac.SPL
2008/2009Sat 30 AugHamilton Ac.1 - 2HeartsSPL
1988/1989Fri 01 JulHearts2 - 0Hamilton Ac.SPL
1988/1989Fri 01 JulHamilton Ac.0 - 4HeartsSPL

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 goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Hamilton Ac. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Accies have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hearts's 31 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Hamilton Ac. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 24 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Jambo's are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hearts 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Hamilton Ac. 7 games since last away draw.