FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

History of the Heart Of Midlothian v Hibernian fixture

Hearts prepare to entertain Hibernian at Tynecastle Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 124 games played, Jambo's have recorded 59 wins, and Hibernian have come away with 28 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tynecastle Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2003, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4-4 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:
2003/2004Sun 17 AugHibernian1 - 0HeartsSPL
2002/2003Thu 02 JanHearts4-4HibernianSPL
2002/2003Sun 03 NovHibernian1 - 2HeartsSPL
2002/2003Sun 11 AugHearts5 - 1HibernianSPL
2001/2002Sat 16 MarHibernian1 - 2HeartsSPL
2001/2002Sat 29 DecHearts1 - 1HibernianSPL
2001/2002Sun 21 OctHibernian2 - 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 goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The Hibees have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 23 points from 12 games. Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 16 points from their 12 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Hearts Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Hibernian Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.